Topic: Cohen
View Single Post
  #12  
February 5th, 2007, 09:21 PM
Melanie.'s Avatar
Melanie. Melanie. is offline
Totalimmortal
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Ohio.
Posts: 11,976
Quote:
I would never use this as a name, and wish that people would research it more before they did.

A Cohen/Kohen is a Jewish priest who is a direct decendant of Aaron from the bible. And many people (myself included) fell that it is disrespectful to use it as a personal name. Its kind of like naming your child "Pope" or "Buddha"

This is the only name I am for creative spelling on, as I feel that Koen, etc are not offensive to my religion.[/b]
I completely did not know that.
I like the look/sound of Cohen, but not Coen or Koen.
__________________
audrey jane 03.01.08
elliot benjamin 02.02.11
Reply With Quote