Cohen Name Meaning & Origin

Cohen

Pronunciation: KOH-ehn (key)

Related Names:

Cowan, Kohen

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my sons name is cohen and we call him coco for short lol

I also use coco, and COCOBEANS

My son, Cohen (3yo), never calls himself by the actual name. He calls himself "Coey," like you would pronounce Joey. It's pretty cute and almost everyone calls him by that nickname.

Our son is also a Cohen and his nicknames are usually "Co" "Coco" or "Coco Bear". Mostly just Co.

Meanings and history of the name Cohen

Cohen is a Hebrew name (כהן) which literally means "priest" (mostly of the Jewish religion). It's also a common Jewish surname which represents an ancient biblical priestly heritage. The name is common in the USA, it was also common among Jewish communities in Asia (like Uzbekistan and Iran). The surname "Cohen" is the most common surname in Israel, but it isn't commonly used as a first name.

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on the Oc, the main characters family name is Cohen. Their teenage son, his friends called him Cohen.

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