Bohannan Family History

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Bohannan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Bohannon.

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

Similar surnames: Bohanan, Bohanon, Brannan, Bohannon, Bannan, Mahannah, Lannan

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Bohannan Family Origin

Where is the Bohannan family from?

Bohannan Family Occupations

What did your Bohannan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bohannan occupation in the UK was Licensed Victualler. 50% of Bohannan's were Licensed Victuallers. Licensed Victualler and Railway Pointsman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bohannan.

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  • Licensed Victualler

  • Railway Pointsman


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

Bohannan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bohannan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohannan 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Bohannan. 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 Bohannan. For the veterans among your Bohannan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohannan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohannan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bohannan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bohannan in 1959 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohannan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohannan 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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