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Bohannon Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Bannon, Shannon, O'bannon, Cannon, Gannon, Mcgannon, Hannon, Hannan

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Bohannon Family Origin

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Bohannon Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    44%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Clerk

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bohannon family was Clerk. The most common Bohannon occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 44% of Bohannon's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohannon.

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Bohannon Life Expectancy

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