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The nationality of Cohan is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Cohan may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Cohan Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Cohan come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Cohan are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

Cohan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Cohan were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Cohan. Last names like Cohan transform in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras across time. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cohan surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

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