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Boner Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Bonner or Bonar. German: occupational name for a grower of beans, from Middle High German bone ‘bean’ + the agent suffix -er. Swedish (Bonér): variant of Bohner.

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


Similar surnames: Borner, Bonar, Bohner, Doner, Boxer, Boger, Bodner, Borer, Boyer

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Boner Family Origin

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Boner Family Occupations

What did your Boner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boner family was Labour. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boner. The most common Boner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Boner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Labour

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boner. 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 Card

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

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Boner Life Expectancy

What is the average Boner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Boner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Boner in 1945 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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