Bohan


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    Bohan
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Parishes where Bohan and a second surname are found together

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

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Clare:1Cork:30Cork city:1Galway:19
Kerry:4Laois:1Leitrim:90Limerick:9
Limerick city:1Longford:2Meath:6Offaly:3
Roscommon:9Sligo:4Tipperary:24Tyrone:1
Waterford:1Westmeath:7

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
& total households

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Bohan: 213
Bohane: 44
Bohen: 26
Bohun: 7
Boohan: 43
Boohin: 4
Boughan: 16
Buhen: 6
Buhin: 16

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Boahan
Boahane
Bohin
Bohn
Boughane
Bouhan
Bouhane
Buhane
Buohan
Buohane
McBoyheen
O Buadhachain


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