Kohen: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kohen

Kohen

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Surnames of the British Isles are a hot American name style. Surnames of Jewish tradition are not...except this one. Cohen is a surprising hit name, propelled by its simple, trendy sound (and by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen). Ironically, religious Jews consider Cohen inappropriate as a baby name; it's a title of the ancient priests of Israel and their descendents. Cowan is an unrelated Celtic surname.

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Kohen is variant of Cohen.

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The name Kohen means priest. It's origin is Jewish.

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The first priest Aaron, the brother of Moses, from the Levi tribe was called a Kohen.

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