Bunnell Family History

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Bunnell Name Meaning

English: in part, a habitational name for someone from Bunwell in Norfolk. The place name is from Old English bune ‘reed’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Old forms of the surname suggest a second, non-habitational source.

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


Similar surnames: Gunnell, Dunwell, Tunnell, Burwell, Fennell, Banwell, Rundell

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Bunnell Family Origin

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Bunnell Family Occupations

What did your Bunnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bunnell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Bunnell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bunnell family was Cattle Dealer. Agricultural Labourer, Butcher and Carver Gilder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bunnell.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carver Gilder

    5%
  • Cattle Dealer

    5%

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

Bunnell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bunnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bunnell lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bunnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bunnell in 1940 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bunnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bunnell 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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