Bunyan Family History

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Bunyan Name Meaning

English (Bedfordshire): nickname for someone disfigured by a lump or hump, from a diminutive of Old French bugne ‘swelling’, ‘protuberance’. The term bugnon was also applied to a kind of puffed-up fruit tart, and so the surname may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a baker of these.

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


Similar surnames: Bunda, Bunt, Banyas, Bussan, Bulman, Burman, Buchan, Susan, Budman

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Bunyan Family Origin

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Bunyan Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Gen Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Bunyan occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Bunyan's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bunyan family was Gen Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bunyan.

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