Kohen

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
743
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kohen

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  • According to a user from Idaho, United States, the name Kohen is of Hebrew origin and means "Priest".
  • According to a user from Missouri, United States, the name Kohen is of Hebrew origin and means "Priest".

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Wiktionary
  1. (Judaism) Alternative spelling of cohen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kohen

Daniel Kohen is an athlete for the Hapoel Afula F.C.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Kohen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1996 6 0 6
1998 6 0 6
2000 10 0 10
2001 9 0 9
2002 8 0 8
2003 17 0 17
2004 59 0 59
2005 113 0 113
2006 123 0 123
2007 142 0 142
2008 179 5 174
2009 190 0 190
2010 186 6 180
2011 196 0 196
2012 212 0 212
2013 209 0 209
2014 241 7 234
2015 302 5 297
2016 389 6 383
2017 385 9 376

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Popularity of Kohen as a first name

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Popularity of Kohen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kohen U.S.
  White 93.14% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kohen

People with the last name Kohen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kohen

  • How Popular is the name Kohen? Kohen is the 5,240th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kohen was the 31,211th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kohen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,982 babies born with the first name Kohen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kohen to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kohen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kohen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kohen is Tuesday, June 2nd, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Kohen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kohen was in 2016 with a total of 383 babies.
  • Random Kohen Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kohen is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Kohen: Your name in reverse order is Nehok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnkeo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kohen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 743 people with the last name Kohen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kohen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kohen as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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