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Boenig Name Meaning

German (Bönig): presumably from the Slavic personal name Bon, a derivative of boniti ‘to scare’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoenig, Koenig, Loebig, Breunig, Honig, Lenig, Denig, Boni, Moening

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Boenig Family Origin

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Boenig Family Occupations

What did your Boenig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boenig family was Works In Store. The most common Boenig occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 33% of Boenig's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boenig.

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  • Brick Mason

    33%
  • Harness Maker

    33%
  • Works In Store

    33%

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Boenig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Boenig Life Expectancy

What is the average Boenig lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boenig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boenig in 1962 was 65, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boenig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boenig 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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