Bonnie Family History

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Bonnie Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for a handsome person, from Scots bonnie ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’.

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

Similar surnames: Bonney, Bonner, Ronnie, Bonny, Bonne, Binnie, Borne, Bossie, Boone

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Bonnie Family Origin

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Bonnie Family Occupations

What did your Bonnie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Law Student, School and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonnie. A less common occupation for the Bonnie family was Servant. The most common Bonnie occupation in Canada was Law Student. 25% of Bonnie's were Law Students.

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  • Law Student

  • School

  • School Teacher

  • Servant


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

Bonnie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bonnie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonnie 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bonnie. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bonnie. For the veterans among your Bonnie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonnie Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonnie lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bonnie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bonnie in 1941 was 45, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonnie 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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