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What does Coffin mean?

Coffin Pronunciation of Coffin [cof-fin] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Coffin is "basket, container". Related to "coffer". Likely an occupational name, referring to a coffin-maker.


Coffin has 1 variant: Coffen.

Creative forms:
(male) Cobfin, Coxfin, ..

(female) Cofna, Cofone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Coffin Arturo (C.A.), ..

How popular is Coffin?

Coffin is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#3985 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Coffin has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coffin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Coffin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Boltin, Bordin, Cadfan, Caidin, Cain, Calvin, Camdin, Caolain, Cardin, Catlin, Caydin, Cobden, Cobie, Coburn, Codie, Colbie, Colden, Coldin, Colin, Colis, Colldin (see Colden), Collen, Collie, Collin, Colson, Colten, Colton, Colwin, Colwyn, Colyn, Conan, Conlen, Conlin, Conlon, Conn, Connie, Corbie, Corbin, Corbyn, Coren, Corie, Corin, Cormic, Corrie, Corrin, Corvin, Corwin, Corwinn (see Corwin), Corwyn, Cotten, Cowan, Coyan, Crepin, Croffton (see Crofton), Crofton, Cullin, Delfin, Dorrin, Gorrin, Griffin, Hopkin, Joslin, Jovin, Koltin, Lorin, Lorrin, Morfin, Nolin, Norvin, Norwin, Robbin, Robin, Romain, Rouvin and Torin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Coffin.

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