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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bohanan

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  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Bohanan is of Scottish origin and means "The seat of the canon".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bohanan

He was most active from 1999 to present. Jr. was born on September 12th, 1958 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.


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Popularity of Bohanan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bohanan U.S.
  White 77.65% 64.26%
  African American 9.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 5.43% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bohanan

People with the last name Bohanan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bohanan

  • How Popular is the name Bohanan? As a last name Bohanan was the 14,191st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Bohanan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Bohanan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Bohanan: Your name in reverse order is Nanahob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anabnho. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bohanan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,116 people with the last name Bohanan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bohanan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bohanan as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Bohanan born Feb 10, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1675. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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