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Bonello Name Meaning

Italian: from a diminutive of Bono . Scottish (Fife and Clackmannanshire): habitational name from Bonaly in Midlothian or a lost Banaley in Fife. These were probably named with Middle Scots bonalai bonnaillie from French bon ‘good’ + aller ‘to go’ i.e. ‘good speed farewell!’ as in ‘to drink one's bonallie’ and thus a Scottish equivalent of the English Drinkale.

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


Similar surnames: Agnello, Borrello, Novello, Bello, Bonelli, Bonwell, Montella

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Where is the Bonello family from?

You can see how Bonello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bonello family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bonello families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Bonello families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Bonello's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bonello families in 1911.
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What did your Bonello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Labor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bonello. 31% of Bonello men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Bonello women worked as a Labor. .

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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
    31%
  • Tailor
    7%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Helper
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Labor
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bonello. 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 362 military records available for the last name Bonello. For the veterans among your Bonello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bonello lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bonello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bonello in 1961 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

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