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Bohannon Family History

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

317,749 Historical Documents with Bohannon on Ancestry.com
43,059 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,213 Military Records
847 Immigration Records
20,829 Census and Voter Lists
246,801 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bohannon Families

  • Number of Bohannon families
     41 - 79
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bohannon families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bohannon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bohannon census records

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Bohannon Family Origin

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Bohannon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bohannon

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Bohannon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bohannon census records

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Bohannon Civil War Service Records

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