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Boni Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Bono . Swiss German (Böni): unexplained. In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Böhni. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Bonifác (see Boniface ). English: variant of Boney 2 that may have died out in recent times in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bona, Bono, Bondi, Bon, Bodi, Bosi, Mori, Bonis, Bini, Toni

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Where is the Boni family from?

You can see how Boni families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boni family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Boni families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Boni families living in Quebec. This was about 79% of all the recorded Boni's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Boni families in 1911.
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What did your Boni ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boni. 60% of Boni men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Boni. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boni. For the veterans among your Boni ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boni lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Boni life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Boni in 1959 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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