Bonny Family History

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Bonny Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bonney or Scottish Bonnie. Swiss French: variant of Bonnet.

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


Similar surnames: Bonney, Bonn, Hanny, Bonne, Benny, Donnay, Bonnar, Henny, Bonar

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Bonny Family Origin

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Bonny Family Occupations

What did your Bonny ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Driver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bonny. 22% of Bonny men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bonny women worked as a Driver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bonny were Barage Mechanic and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    22%
  • salesman
    4%
  • Agent Assure
    4%
  • Barage Mechanic
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Driver
    25%
  • Farmer Mother
    25%
  • Income
    25%
  • Student
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bonny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bonny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonny 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 Bonny. 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 Bonny. For the veterans among your Bonny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonny Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonny lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bonny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bonny in 1956 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonny 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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