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Boness Name Meaning

South German: derisive nickname meaning ‘bean-eater’ (from a compound of Middle High German bone ‘bean’ + ezzen ‘to eat’), used to denote a bean-grower or a poor person whose diet consisted mainly of beans.

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


Similar surnames: Boner, Fones, Boese, Boss, Bones, Bonus, Bines, Ness, Bonness, Boyens

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Boness Family Origin

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Boness Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Publican

    6%
  • (Railway) Platelayer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boness family was (Railway) Platelayer. The most common Boness occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Boness's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Publican were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boness.

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Boness Historical Records

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Boness Life Expectancy

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