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Bohnert Name Meaning

variant of Bohner. habitational name from a place in Schleswig-Holstein named Bohnert. (Böhnert): variant of Böhner (see Boehner).

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


Similar surnames: Bohner, Bohnen, Boner, Bohnet, Lohner, Bochner, Bolner, Botner

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Where is the Bohnert family from?

You can see how Bohnert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohnert family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bohnert families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 22 Bohnert families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Bohnert's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bohnert families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bohnert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bohnert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bohnert. 23% of Bohnert men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Bohnert women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohnert were Salesman and Shoe Worker.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Labor
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Shoe Worker
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bohnert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohnert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohnert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bohnert. For the veterans among your Bohnert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bohnert lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bohnert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bohnert in 1957 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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