Bohan Family History

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Bohan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin, a diminutive of buadhach ‘victorious’.

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

Similar surnames: Bogan, Mohan, Boran, Rohan, Bowen, Behan, Cohan, Mahan, Ronan, Toran

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Bohan Family Origin

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Bohan Family Occupations

What did your Bohan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bohan family was Commission Agent. The most common Bohan occupation in the UK was Tailor. 12% of Bohan's were Tailors. Tailor, Bricksetters Lab (Mkr) and Colliery Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohan.

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  • Tailor

  • Bricksetters Lab (Mkr)

  • Colliery Labourer

  • Commission Agent


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bohan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bohan Historical Records

What Bohan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bohan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bohan. For the veterans among your Bohan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohan lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bohan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bohan in 1947 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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