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Bonde Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bond. Scandinavian: status name for a farmer, from Old Norse bóndi ‘farmer’. Compare Bond. In Sweden Bonde is both a personal name and the name of an old aristocratic family. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Bonde, from Old Norse bóndi ‘farmer’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Bond, Bunde, Bonne, Bondi, Bode, Bone, Monge, Boden, Borne, Bondy

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Where is the Bonde family from?

You can see how Bonde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bonde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bonde families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Bonde families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Bonde's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bonde families in 1911.
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What did your Bonde ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bonde. 50% of Bonde men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Labourer
    25%
  • Journalier
    25%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bonde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonde 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bonde. 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 958 military records available for the last name Bonde. For the veterans among your Bonde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bonde lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bonde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bonde in 1953 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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