Bone Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’. English: nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bon ‘bone’ (Old English ban; compare Bain 2). Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

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


Similar surnames: Boone, Bond, Bon, Hone, Bono, Boye, Bane, Borne, Bove, Boner

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Bone Family Origin

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Bone Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bone family was Farm Labourer. The most common Bone occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Bone's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bone.

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Bone Historical Records

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Bone Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Bone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bone in 1942 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bone

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