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Bonness Name Meaning

North German: variant of Boness.

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


Similar surnames: Bonnes, Boness, Donges, Bonne, Bunkers, Hoenes, Benner, Boyens

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Bonness Family Origin

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Bonness Family Occupations

What did your Bonness ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bonness occupation in the USA was Grocer. 50% of Bonness's were Grocers. Grocer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bonness.

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  • Grocer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bonness Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bonness Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonness lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bonness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bonness in 1962 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonness 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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