Dutch diminutive of Coenraad
"bold advisor"

Coen Origin and Meaning

The name Coen is boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "bold advisor".
Like many short forms now popular as full names in the Netherlands, Coen—also spelled Koen—originated as the diminutive of the more old-fashioned Coenraad, the Dutch Conrad. May be confused in the US with Cohen, which stems from the Jewish surname designating a priest.

Coen Popularity

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Famous People Named Coen

  • Coen Cuser14th,century Dutch knight who founded a house for the poor
  • Coen Dillen (1926–1990)Dutch footballer
  • Coen Flink (nl) (1932–2000)Dutch actor
  • Coen Gortemaker (born 1994)Dutch footballer
  • Coen Hissink (1878–1942)Dutch silent film actor
  • Coen Janssen (fr) (born 1983)Dutch keyboardist of the band Epica
  • Coen Maertzdorf (born 1993)Dutch footballer
  • Coen Moulijn (1937–2011)Dutch footballer
  • Coen van Oven (1883–1963)Dutch painter
  • Coen Verbraak (born 1965)Dutch journalist and television producer
  • Coen Vermeltfoort (born 1988)Dutch racing cyclist
  • Coen van Vrijberghe de Coningh (1950–1997)Dutch actor and musician
  • Joel and Ethan CoenAmerican movie directors

Coen in Pop Culture

  • Billy Coencharacter in the Resident Evil series
  • Pronunciation: Koon