Bonser Family History

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Bonser Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): nickname from Old French bon sire ‘good sir’, given either to a fine gentleman (perhaps ironically), or to someone who made frequent use of this term of address. Compare Bowser.

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

Similar surnames: Bowser, Bonner, Bonney, Border, Cowser, Bossier, Buser, Boser, Boney

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Bonser Family Origin

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Bonser Family Occupations

What did your Bonser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bonser. 2% of Bonser men worked as a Retired and 54% of Bonser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bonser were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Retired
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bonser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Bonser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bonser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bonser. For the veterans among your Bonser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonser Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonser lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bonser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bonser in 1956 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonser 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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