Kahn
Origin/Usage
Germanic, Hebrew
Pronunciation
KAHN
Meaning
Priest
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Kahn is a German name, derived from the Hebrew name 'Kohen', which means 'priest'. In the 18th and 19th centuries many Jews who belonged to the priestly class changed their names to 'Kogan or Cagan' to escape serving in the army.

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