Bontempo Family History

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Bontempo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Bontempo, meaning literally ‘good time’, i.e. ‘it was a good time, an auspicious moment, when you were born’, from Old Italian bono ‘good’ + tempo ‘time’ (Latin tempus ‘time’, ‘weather’, ‘season’). This was a name bestowed as an expression of gratitude for the birth of a much wanted child.

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

Similar surnames: Bonomo, Montano, Bonello, Botto, Fonte, Bonnema, Contrino, Montesano

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Bontempo Family Origin

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Bontempo Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bontempo occupation in the USA was Dairyman. 100% of Bontempo's were Dairymans.

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Bontempo Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bontempo Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bontempo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bontempo in 1956 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

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