Bohanan Family History

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Bohanan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Bohannon.

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


Similar surnames: Bohannan, Bohanon, Branan, Lohan, Hanlan, Phagan, Banahan, Shahan

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Bohanan Family Origin

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Bohanan Family Occupations

What did your Bohanan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohanan. A less common occupation for the Bohanan family was Keeping House. The most common Bohanan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Bohanan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Bohanan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bohanan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohanan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bohanan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bohanan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Bohanan. For the veterans among your Bohanan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohanan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohanan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bohanan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Bohanan in 1959 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohanan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohanan 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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