Bunney Family History

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Bunney Name Meaning

English (Devon): possibly a nickname, as Reaney suggests, for someone having a prominent lump or swelling, from Middle English boni, buny ‘swelling’, ‘bunion’ (see Bunyan). It is also possibly a topographic name from the southwestern English dialect word bunny ‘ravine’.

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

Similar surnames: Binney, Burney, Nunnery, Benney, Busey, Bonney, Gunner, Bunde, Benner

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Bunney Family Origin

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Bunney Family Occupations

What did your Bunney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bunney. 2% of Bunney men worked as a General Labourer and 57% of Bunney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bunney were Gardener and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Police Constable
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

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

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

Bunney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bunney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunney 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 Bunney. 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 Bunney. For the veterans among your Bunney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bunney Life Expectancy

What is the average Bunney lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bunney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bunney in 1953 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

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