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Bonner Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: nickname from Middle English boner(e), bonour ‘gentle’, ‘courteous’, ‘handsome’ (Old French bonnaire, from the phrase de bon(ne) aire ‘of good bearing or appearance’, from which also comes modern English debonair). Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Ynyr ‘son of Ynyr’, a common medieval personal name derived from Latin Honorius. Swedish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bonnet, Fonner, Bonne, Conner, Bonney, Binner, Bonser, Boner, Jenner

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Bonner Family Origin

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Bonner Family Occupations

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In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonner. The most common Bonner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Bonner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bonner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Bonner Historical Records

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Bonner Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Bonner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bonner in 1942 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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