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Cohen? vs. WDYT

What do you think of Cohen? Is is cute? I have the poll below with the names Cullen, Tripp and Nash but my husband just found the name Cohen and we thought it was really cute! Does it fit with Winslow and Reid? Thanks! Lisa, Mitchell, Win, Reid and little boy

The Top Baby Name is...

Cohen?

0%

Wdyt

0%

Poll created: Jul 30, 2013
Total Votes: 0

Comments

Cute!!
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:10 AM | report
I love it so much better then Tripp or Nash. Cohen Andrew oe Cohen Robert is very handsome! Congrats!
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:18 AM | report
Bit confused on pronunciation, but I think I like it :)
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:18 AM | report
I agree, much prefer is to Tripp and Nash!
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:19 AM | report
Thanks for your feedback. Cohen Robert is going to be his name! We will pronounce Cohen, Coe-hen. Like Owen with a C.thanks
posted by Poster :: Jul 30, 2013 09:26 AM | report
Cohen is like Owen with a C. I really think it is adorable and fits in great with Winslow and Reid!
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:27 AM | report
Not a proper given name. LOTS of issues attached to it. I wouldn’t dream of saddling my child with that baggage.
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:34 AM | report
OK, I see you’’ve already decided on it. Seriously, I’d do a search related to the controversy surrounding the name. I would’t do it myself. But at least make sure you make a fully educated decision before you hang this on your son for the rest of his life.
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:37 AM | report
Cohen means high priest......Cullen mrans handsome , good looking. I prefer Cullen to Cohen if you are still reading comments.
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 09:58 AM | report
Some Jewish people consider it offensive for people who aren’t descended from certain ancestors to be given that name. Do some research and be sure you want your child to face some of that.
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 10:35 AM | report
The name Cohen is a very sacred name in the Jewish religion and by naming you Christian child it, you are essentially taking the name in vain.
"The name Cohen is reserved for the priestly caste descended directly from the biblical Aaron. Cohens are accorded certain privileges in the Jewish religion and are subject to certain restrictions: They’re not allowed to marry a widow, a divorcee, or a non-Jew, for instance, which has kept the Cohen bloodline exceptionally pure."
Please name him the Irish "Cohan" instead. It’s pronounced the same and you avoid unintentially insulting several million people and their faith!
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 06:27 PM | report
Do not name your son Cohen!!! I know you didn’t know what a big can of worms you opened when your husband stumbled upon the name, but believe me, this is a big deal!
It would be highly disrespectful to saddle him with this name. He’d be a walking insult to the Jewish community I know that is not your intention. I agree with the previous poster, name your son Cohan!!!!!
posted by guest :: Jul 30, 2013 06:34 PM | report

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