Rohan Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place in Morbihan, in Brittany. There is also another place of the same name in Deux-Sèvres, which may have contributed to the surname. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadháin (see Ruane).

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


Similar surnames: Mohan, Rowan, Rogan, Roan, Ronan, Cohan, Drohan, Rohn, Toran, Bohan

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Rohan Family Origin

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Rohan Family Occupations

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  • Hawker

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Charwoman

    7%
  • Chelsea Pensioner General Serv

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rohan family was Chelsea Pensioner General Serv. Hawker, Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohan. The most common Rohan occupation in the UK was Hawker. 14% of Rohan's were Hawkers.

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Rohan Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Rohan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rohan in 1959 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohan

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