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Boness Name Meaning

South German: derisive nickname meaning ‘bean-eater’ (from a compound of Middle High German bone ‘bean’ + ezzen ‘to eat’), used to denote a bean-grower or a poor person whose diet consisted mainly of beans.

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


Similar surnames: Boner, Fones, Boese, Boss, Bones, Bonus, Bines, Ness, Bonness, Boyens

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Boness Family Origin

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Boness Family Occupations

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  • Allant A L'Ecole

    40%
  • Farmer

    27%
  • Cultivateur

    20%
  • Painter G.

    7%

In 1881, Allant A L'Ecole, Farmer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boness. The most common Boness occupation in Canada was Allant A L'Ecole. 40% of Boness's were Allant A L'Ecoles. A less common occupation for the Boness family was Painter G..

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Boness Historical Records

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Boness Life Expectancy

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