Bonavita Family History

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Bonavita Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name derived from bona ‘good’ + vita ‘life’, bestowed as an omen or well-wishing name.

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

Similar surnames: Bonasera, Bonadio, Bonagura, Bonito, Bonica, Colavita, Colavito

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Bonavita Family Origin

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Bonavita Family Occupations

What did your Bonavita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bonavita. 26% of Bonavita men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Bonavita women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bonavita were Tailor and Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Finisher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bonavita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 959 census records available for the last name Bonavita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonavita 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Bonavita. 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 298 military records available for the last name Bonavita. For the veterans among your Bonavita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonavita Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonavita lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bonavita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bonavita in 1960 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonavita 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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