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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KO-ən

Meaning & History

From a common Jewish surname that was derived from Hebrew כֹּהֵן (kohen) meaning "priest". This surname was traditionally associated with the hereditary priests who claimed descent from the biblical Aaron.