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The name Cohen has the following meaning:

One who is a priest.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Cohen is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 763 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Cohen rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 32 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 323 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Cohen in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Cohen is pronounced as koe-un


Cohen originates from the Hebrew language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Cohen and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Cohen: Boys - Amarion, Amos, Benjamin, Dor, Harrell, Jame, Jeremiah, Johan, Judd, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Sampson, Samson, Tobias, Zackary, Zayden, Girls - Atha, Athalia, Migdalia, Sherilyn, Tamara, Both genders - Anna, Ariel, Betty, Dagan, Dagen, Dalit


Popular Variants for the name Cohen: Coen, Cohan, Cohin, Cohun, Koen, Kohan, Kohen, Kohin, Kohun


We think the name Cohen should fall under the following style category: The 70's.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Cohen to be: Strong and hardworking chap

In one word, you might describe Cohen as a(n) "strong" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Cohen (or its variants) are:

Ben Cohen, born on 14 September, a famous athlete. Ben Cohen's background: An English rugby union player who plays for Brive in the Top 14 competition in France.

Frank Cohen, born on 15 October, a famous entrepreneur. Frank Cohen's background: The founder of Glyn Webb Home Improvement Stores, which is a large chain of Do It Yourself (DIY) stores in North East, North West, Yorkshire, East Anglia and the Midlands of England. He is also one of the most famous art collectors in the world.

Ellen Cohen, born on 28 August, a famous politician. Ellen Cohen's background: A Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 134.
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