Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Among the Jews, a priest. Jews bearing this name or one of its numerous variants (such as Cohn, Cuhen, Cahn, Coen, Coon, Kuhn, Cowen, Cowan, etc.) are assumed to be descendants from the high priest Aaron. In the synagogue service the congregation is divided into three classes, as follows: Cohanim, or priests, descendants of Aaron;
- From Hebrew כוהן \ כֹּהֵן (kohén). (Wiktionary)
“COHEN: Well, let me tell you what you we're going to be doing in the Cohen household.”
“COHEN: I'd say a good night in the Cohen household is 10: 00.”
“JOB COHEN, 62, Labor Party: Cohen was Amsterdam's mayor for nearly a decade until he was resigned last March to lead his party into the election.”
“Casa Cohen is a long-time shop in downtown San Miguel which does custom pewter, silver, tin and other metal work, absolutely beautiful stuff -- fancy faucets, mailboxes, door knobs, shelf pulls, dinnerware, bathroom accessories, etc.”
“Contributing: Sacha Cohen is a freelance journalist based in Washington, D.C. who writes about workplace and career issues.”
“Tagged' trading However, federal prosecutors are looking at "tagged" trading by Longueuil and Freeman into what they called the "Cohen account," according to the Bharara's letter to defense attorneys.”
“SAN FRANCISCO MarketWatch - Federal prosecutors investigating potential insider trading are probing what they call the "Cohen Account" at SAC Capital Advisors, one of the world's largest hedge funds.”
“Benyamin Cohen is the author of My Jesus Year: A Rabbis Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith.”
“The sort of comedy that Baron Cohen is trying for is high-risk for sure, and hardly guaranteed to provide results – but Borat is all gold.”
“At 36, Cohen is to run Britain's most popular television channel not long after growing out of the key youth demographic, 18-34.”
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English surnames based upon an occupation. As one would expect, many of the occupations that lent themselves to these surnames no longer exist, and variant spellings abound.
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