Boan Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from a place called Boán, in Lugo province, Galicia. Perhaps a respelling of German Bohn. Scottish: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bran, Born, Boak, Bean, Boen, Coan, Borne, Roan, Boat, Bon

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Boan Family Origin

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Boan Family Occupations

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  • Carter

    13%
  • Dressmaker

    13%
  • Engineer

    13%
  • Pen Blade Grinder

    13%

In 1881, the most common Boan occupation in the UK was Carter. 13% of Boan's were Carters. Carter, Dressmaker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boan. A less common occupation for the Boan family was Pen Blade Grinder.

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Boan Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Boan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Boan in 1950 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boan

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