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Bonesteel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German Bohnestiel, a metonymic occupational name for a bean grower or a nickname for a very tall person, from Low German Bohne ‘bean’ + Stiel ‘stalk’. Americanized spelling of French Bonôtal ‘good hotel’.

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


Similar surnames: Netzel, Nestel, Postel, Nester, Borstel, Brester, Rosensteel, Boester

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Bonesteel Family Origin

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Bonesteel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Farmer Son

    12%

In 1881, the most common Bonesteel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 88% of Bonesteel's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bonesteel.

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Bonesteel Historical Records

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Bonesteel Life Expectancy

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