Surnames Cohen and Coffin
Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 12:14 am
I read somewhere that the surname Coffin is a variation on the surname Cohen. Is this true? Thanks!
Re: Surnames Cohen and Coffin
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:06 pm
Yes, Coffin is a corruption of Cohen through the Spanish, which pronounced h like ff. Coggin is the same. Both are common in Scotland.