Bonewitz Family History

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Bonewitz Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Polish Boniewicz, a patronymic from the personal name Bonifacy (see Boniface).

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


Similar surnames: Bonawitz, Borowitz, Benowitz, Borowicz, Aronowitz, Janowitz, Moniz

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Bonewitz Family Origin

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Bonewitz Family Occupations

What did your Bonewitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bonewitz. 14% of Bonewitz men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Bonewitz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bonewitz were Delivery Boy and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Delivery Boy
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Machine Operator
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bonewitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bonewitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonewitz 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Bonewitz. 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 387 military records available for the last name Bonewitz. For the veterans among your Bonewitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonewitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonewitz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bonewitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bonewitz in 1954 was 58, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonewitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonewitz 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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