Bongers Family History

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Bongers Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Boomgaard (see Boomgarden).

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

Similar surnames: Bongard, Yonkers, Brangers, Burgers, Boshers, Borger, Boevers

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Bongers Family Origin

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Bongers Family Occupations

What did your Bongers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bongers occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Bongers's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bongers. A less common occupation for the Bongers family was Hotel Keeper.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Hotel Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bongers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bongers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bongers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bongers 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 674 immigration records available for the last name Bongers. 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 299 military records available for the last name Bongers. For the veterans among your Bongers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bongers Life Expectancy

What is the average Bongers lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bongers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bongers in 1959 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bongers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bongers 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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