US Popularity:7792
Meaning:Wild goose
Cohan is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin. This anglicized spelling of the surname O'Cadhain or O'Comhdhain" derives from the word cadhan, meaning "wild goose." However, the rambunctious energy in this little moniker couldn't possibly be contained to one spelling! Variations include Cowan, Cowen, Coen, and Cohen, the last being a Hebrew name too. Translating to "priest," Cohen is the priestly caste descended from the prophet Aaron and elder brother of Moses. Although primarily a surname, Cohen has risen in popularity as a first name throughout the US.

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  • Sacha Baron Cohen

Cohan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cohan is currently #2579 on The Bump
Boy:Cohan is currently #1786 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Cohan is currently #1447 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cohan is currently #7792 in U.S. births
Boy:Cohan is currently #8168 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1236
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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