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Bohon Family History

Bohon Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of the Irish surname Bohan.

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

Similar surnames: Bohen, Mohon, Bohan, Rolon, Kohen, Mahon, Boon, Cohoon, Moon, Baron

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Where is the Bohon family from?

You can see how Bohon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohon family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bohon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Bohon families living in Quebec. This was about 45% of all the recorded Bohon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bohon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bohon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bohon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bohon. 27% of Bohon men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Bohon women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohon were Mechanic and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Typist
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bohon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 311 immigration records available for the last name Bohon. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Bohon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bohon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bohon in 1948 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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