Rohan Family History

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Rohan Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place in Morbihan, in Brittany. There is also another place of the same name in Deux-Sèvres, which may have contributed to the surname. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadháin (see Ruane).

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

Similar surnames: Mohan, Rowan, Rogan, Roan, Ronan, Cohan, Drohan, Rohn, Toran, Bohan

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Rohan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rohan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rohan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Rohan Family Origin

Where is the Rohan family from?

Rohan Family Occupations

What did your Rohan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rohan occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Rohan's were Servants.

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  • Servant


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

Rohan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Rohan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohan 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rohan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rohan. For the veterans among your Rohan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rohan Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rohan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rohan in 1959 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohan 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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