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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bohan Family Origin

Where is the Bohan family from?

SHOW MORE

Bohan Family Occupations

What did your Bohan ancestors do for a living?

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.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farmer Son

    9%
  • Servant

    9%
  • Mill Man

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bohan family was Mill Man. The most common Bohan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Bohan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohan.

Source: Census data for Bohan | Data not to scale

Bohan Historical Records

What Bohan family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bohan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Bohan

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Bohan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohan lifespan?

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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohan

Famous Bohan Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name