Cohen derives from Gaelic and is considered a gender-neutral name. Descended from the Gaelic word “cadhan,” which means “wild goose,” this is the Anglicized form of the Old Irish surname “O’Cadhain” (pronounced o-kyne) or “O’Comhdhain” (o-coyne). On the other hand, the exuberant energy that is contained inside this diminutive appellation could not possibly be confined to a single variation. Many variants are “Cowan,” “Cowen,” “Coen,” and “Cohen.” Be mindful, though, that the spelling “Cohen” has other meanings that should be considered when researching spelling alternatives. Cohen is a boy’s name that comes from Hebrew and means “priest.” Although it is most commonly used as a surname, the use of the first name Cohen has been on the rise in the United States in recent years. However, this name and phrase refer to the priestly caste that the Hebrew tradition identifies as being descended from Aaron, the prophet and older brother of Moses. So, if you’re looking for a twist, you might find it in the Gaelic version or an ode to the Coen brothers.
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