Bones Family History

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Bones Name Meaning

English: variant of Bone 2. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Bone, of Latinate origin.

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

Similar surnames: Rones, Bines, Bone, Boner, Banes, Bonet, Bonis, Boles, Jones, Bobek

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Bones Family Origin

Where is the Bones family from?

Bones Family Occupations

What did your Bones ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Brickmaker and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bones. A less common occupation for the Bones family was Tailoress. The most common Bones occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Bones's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brickmaker

  • Going To School

  • Tailoress


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

Bones Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Bones. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bones 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bones. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bones. For the veterans among your Bones ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bones Life Expectancy

What is the average Bones lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bones life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bones in 1949 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bones

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bones 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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