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Bonis Name Meaning

Hungarian (Bónis): from a pet form of the old personal name Bonifác (see Boniface ). French (Aquitaine): derivative of the Latin personal name Bonicius itself derived from Bonus ‘good’ (see Bon ). Italian (Piedmont): patronymic from the personal name Bono . It is formed with the Latin ablative plural suffix -is imparting the broader sense ‘belonging to of’ in this case ‘member of the Boni family’ (compare Boni ). Compare also De Bonis . Jewish: variant of Bones .

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

Similar surnames: Boni, Boris, Bonus, Benis, Bois, Bones, Donis, Bodin, Boros, Boss

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Where is the Bonis family from?

You can see how Bonis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bonis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Bonis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Bonis families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Bonis's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bonis families in 1911.
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What did your Bonis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Manufacturer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bonis. 100% of Bonis men worked as a Manufacturer. .

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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

  • Manufacturer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bonis. 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 746 military records available for the last name Bonis. For the veterans among your Bonis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bonis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bonis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bonis in 1958 was 63, and 64 in 2004.

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