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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

What did your Bohannon ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Fisherman

    44%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Clerk

    6%

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

Bohannon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bohannon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohannon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bohannon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bohannon. For the veterans among your Bohannon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohannon Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohannon lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bohannon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bohannon in 1943 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohannon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohannon 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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