Bonk Family History

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Bonk Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish and Jewish Bak (see Bank 6). North German and Dutch: variant of Bunk.

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

Similar surnames: Bank, Fonk, Book, Monk, Conk, Bok, Bock, Boik, Bronk, Ronk

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Bonk Family Origin

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Bonk Family Occupations

What did your Bonk ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farmer Son, Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bonk. The most common Bonk occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Bonk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bonk family was Going To School.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son, Going To School

  • Going To School


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

Bonk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bonk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonk 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bonk. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bonk. For the veterans among your Bonk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonk Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonk lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bonk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bonk in 1955 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonk 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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