Bonny Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bonney or Scottish Bonnie. Swiss French: variant of Bonnet.

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


Similar surnames: Bonney, Bonn, Hanny, Bonne, Benny, Donnay, Bonnar, Henny, Bonar

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Bonny Family Origin

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Bonny Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Farm Lab

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bonny family was Farm Lab. The most common Bonny occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 3% of Bonny's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Bricklayer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonny.

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Bonny Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Bonny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bonny in 1956 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonny

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