Last name: BEHAN

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BEHAN : This last name is indexed 20,656 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BEHAN : 1: Irish (southern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beachain ‘descendant of Beachán’ a personal name from a diminutive of beach ‘bee’.2: Irish (southern): perhaps from Ó Beathain ‘descendant of Beathán’ a personal name based on a diminutive of beatha ‘life’. Compare Bean 5 and McBeth.3: Slovak (also Beháň): nickname derived from the noun beh ‘run’ or derived from behať ‘to run’.

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