Bonsall Family History

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Bonsall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire recorded in Domesday Book as Bunteshale ‘nook or corner of land (Old English halh) of a man called Bunt’.

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


Similar surnames: Bonwell, Dowdall, Horsfall, Foxall, Bursell, Boxell, Bothell, Mansell

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Bonsall Family Origin

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Bonsall Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    22%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Lace Maker

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%

In 1881, the most common Bonsall occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 22% of Bonsall's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Bonsall family was Laundress. Coal Miner, Farmer and Lace Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonsall.

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Bonsall Historical Records

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Bonsall Life Expectancy

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