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Bonafede Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name composed of Latin bona ‘good’ (feminine form) + fides ‘faith’ given as an omen or well-wishing name meaning ‘(one who will have) great faith’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bonasera, Tornabene, Bonadio, Bonardi, Bonde, Donahue, Bondy, Banales

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Where is the Bonafede family from?

You can see how Bonafede families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bonafede family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Bonafede families living in New York. This was about 37% of all the recorded Bonafede's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bonafede families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bonafede surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bonafede ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bonafede. 28% of Bonafede men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Bonafede women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bonafede were Polisher and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Polisher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bonafede. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonafede 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Bonafede. 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 263 military records available for the last name Bonafede. For the veterans among your Bonafede ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bonafede lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bonafede life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bonafede in 1963 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

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