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Where did the German Coen family come from? What is the German Coen family crest and coat of arms? When did the Coen family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Coen family history?A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Coen, were formed in the lands which became the modern German state of Prussia, known for its beauty, industry and military power. The name originated as a short form of the personal name Konrad, an Old German emperor's name.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cohen, Cohn, Coehn, Coen, Kohen, Kohn, Koehn, Koehne, Cone, Kone, Koehnle, Coehnle, Coen, Koen, Coene, Koene, Coener, Koener, Coehner and many more.
First found in West Prussia, where the family emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. The name originated as a short form of Konrad, an Old German emperor's name.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coen research. Another 260 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1806, 1837, 1842, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Coen History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 100 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Coen Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- Hugh Coen, who landed in Virginia in 1657
Coen Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Johannes Coen, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
- Philip Coen, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
Coen Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Owen Coen, aged 23, landed in New York in 1812
- Jolge Coen, who arrived in America in 1826
- Francis Coen, who arrived in Arkansas in 1853
- James Coen, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876
- Joel David Coen (b. 1954), award-winning American filmmaker along with his brother Ethan
- Ethan Jesse Coen (b. 1957), award-winning American filmmaker along with his brother Joel
- Wilbur F. "Junior" Coen Jr (1911-1998), American tennis player, the youngest tennis player to ever represent the United States in the Davis Cup at the age of 16
- Eleanor Coen, American printmaker and painter who works are seen at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
- Andy Coen (b. 1964), American college football coach
- Bill Coen, American college basketball coach
- Jan Pieterszoon Coen (1587-1629), Dutch officer of the Dutch East India Company, two-time Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies
- Enrico Sandro Coen CBE, FRS,, British plant biologist, co-recipient of the Darwin Medal (2004)
- Guido Coen (1915-2004), Italian-born British film producer
- Rev. Martin Coen (1933-1997), Irish priest and historian
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The Coen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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