Bohen Family History

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Bohen Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Bohain-en-Vermandois in Aisne, France, or from Bohan in Namur province, now in Belgium. Variant of the Irish surname Bohan.

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

Similar surnames: Bohon, Boden, Bolen, Boen, Bohnen, Bogen, Posen, Boren, Bohlen, Bowen

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Bohen Family Origin

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Bohen Family Occupations

What did your Bohen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Farmers Son and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohen. The most common Bohen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Bohen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bohen family was Seamstress.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmers Son

  • Laborer

  • Seamstress


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

Bohen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bohen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohen. 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 Bohen. For the veterans among your Bohen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bohen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bohen in 1961 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohen 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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