Home   |   Customer Service   |   Site Map   |   Name Search   |   How To Buy

Shopping Cart
0 Items
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2015

Origins Available: German, Jewish

Where did the German Koehn family come from? What is the German Koehn family crest and coat of arms? When did the Koehn family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Koehn family history?

A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Koehn, 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.

 More

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.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koehn research. Another 260 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1806, 1837, 1842, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Koehn History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Another 100 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Koehn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Koehn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Henry Koehn, aged 21, arrived in Missouri in 1844
  • Johann Koehn settled in Texas in 1852
  • Charles Koehn, who arrived in Texas in 1867
  • Henirich Koehn, aged 27, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1874
  • Eva Koehn, aged 18, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1875


Koehn Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century


  • Friedrich Koehn, who arrived in Quebec in 1850

 More

  • Phyllis C. "Sugar" Koehn (1922-2007), American Major League Baseball pitcher and utility who played from 1943 to 1950
  • Laurie Koehn (b. 1982), American professional WNBA basketball player
  • Francis K. Koehn, prominent American activist and politician
  • Philipp Koehn (b. 1971), German computer scientist and researcher in the field of machine translation


 More

  • A Compilation of the Genealogical and Biographical Record of the Descendants and Relation Circle of Henry B. Koehn by Henry B. Koehn.
 More

Popular Family Crest Products
 
Koehn Armorial History With Coat of ArmsKoehn Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Koehn Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageKoehn Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Koehn Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesKoehn Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Koehn Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainKoehn Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Koehn Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugKoehn Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Koehn Armorial History with FrameKoehn Armorial History with Frame
Koehn Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsKoehn Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms
More Family Crest Products
 More

 More

  1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  11. ...

The Koehn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koehn 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.

This page was last modified on 12 December 2012 at 23:24.

Sign Up


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more