Bontrager Family History

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Bontrager Name Meaning

German (Bonträger): variant of Bornträger (see Borntrager).

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


Similar surnames: Borntrager, Boettger, Borger, Bettger, Bonar, Boetcher, Stager

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Bontrager Family Origin

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Bontrager Family Occupations

What did your Bontrager ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Makes Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bontrager. A less common occupation for the Bontrager family was Oversees Farming Forman. The most common Bontrager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Bontrager's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Makes Shoes

    7%
  • Oversees Farming Forman

    7%

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

Bontrager Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bontrager Life Expectancy

What is the average Bontrager lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bontrager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bontrager in 1961 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bontrager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bontrager 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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