Boney Family History

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Boney Name Meaning

English: nickname from the adjective bony, denoting a scrawny individual with prominent bones.

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


Similar surnames: Baney, Bone, Bonney, Coney, Honey, Money, Bones, Doney, Toney, Boner

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Boney Family Origin

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Boney Family Occupations

What did your Boney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Boney's were Farmers. Farmer and Scholar were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boney. A less common occupation for the Boney family was Son.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Scholar

    20%
  • Son

    20%

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

Boney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boney Life Expectancy

What is the average Boney lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Boney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Boney in 1940 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boney 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.

Famous Boney Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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