Bohan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Bohan numerous: Cork, Galway, Longford/Leitrim etc. Ir. Ó Buadhacháin (victorious). The W Cork group appear to be linked with Bogue. In Limerick it occurs as Boohan and has been changed to Bowen in some cases.MIF.
Boohan rare: Limerick, where it is a variant of Bohan, q.v.
Ó Buadhacháin Bohan, Boohan: líonmhar ach scaipthe: Corcaigh, Longfort, Liatroim, Gaillimh & rl. Brí: duine a bhaineann an bua - ainm pearsanta Victor. Litriú nua: Ó Buacháin.

Variants in Griffith's
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