Among Jews, a Germanicised form of Cohen.
- A surname from German.
An originally only Central and Low German word, spread by Luther. From northern Middle High German kane and Middle Low German kāne, from Old High German and Old Saxon *kano, from Proto-Germanic *kanô (“vessel, boat”).
- a small flat-bottomed boat such as a punt, used on inland waters
- Synonym: Nachen
- (slightly humorous) a ship, especially when old or in need of repair