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Bonsack Name Meaning

German: variant of Bohnsack ‘bean bag’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bohnsack, Boback, Bohach, Back, Burack, Kossack, Connick, Kosick

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Where is the Bonsack family from?

You can see how Bonsack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bonsack family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bonsack families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Bonsack families living in Missouri. This was about 38% of all the recorded Bonsack's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Bonsack families in 1880.
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What did your Bonsack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bonsack. 31% of Bonsack men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Bonsack women worked as a Nurse. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Manager
    16%
  • Farming
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bonsack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonsack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 154 immigration records available for the last name Bonsack. 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 Cards

There are 414 military records available for the last name Bonsack. For the veterans among your Bonsack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bonsack lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Bonsack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bonsack in 1963 was 62, and 77 in 2003.

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