Bona Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Bona, feminine form of Bono. Hungarian (Bóna) and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Bonifác (Hungarian), Bonifacy (Polish) (see Boniface).

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


Similar surnames: Boni, Bena, Bora, Bono, Boda, Dona, Mona, Bon, Bina, Boza

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Bona Family Origin

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Bona Family Occupations

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  • Shoemaker

    30%
  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%
  • Housekeeper

    10%

In 1881, the most common Bona occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 30% of Bona's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker, Coal Miner and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bona. A less common occupation for the Bona family was Housekeeper.

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Bona Historical Records

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Bona Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Bona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bona in 1951 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bona

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