Bonnar Family History

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Bonnar Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Bonner.

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

Similar surnames: Bonar, Bonner, Tonner, Boner, Bonny, Conner, Benner, Mongar, Bonney

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Bonnar Family Origin

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Bonnar Family Occupations

What did your Bonnar ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bonnar family was Seamstress. Farmer, Operator and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonnar. The most common Bonnar occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Bonnar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Operator

  • Physician

  • Seamstress


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

Bonnar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bonnar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonnar 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 Bonnar. 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 870 military records available for the last name Bonnar. For the veterans among your Bonnar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonnar Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonnar lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bonnar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bonnar in 1964 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonnar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonnar 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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