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Bonus Name Meaning

French, German, and Dutch: humanistic Latinization of vernacular names meaning ‘good’, for example French Lebon or Dutch de Goede (see De Good). Czech (Bonuš): from a pet form of the personal name Bonifác, Czech form of Bonifacio. Lithuanian: shortened form of Bonusevicius.

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


Similar surnames: Bogus, Bonis, Jonas, Bono, Benes, Bores, Borns, Boros, Hons, Boers

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Bonus Family Origin

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Bonus Family Occupations

What did your Bonus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Apprentice, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonus. The most common Bonus occupation in Canada was Apprentice. 17% of Bonus's were Apprentices. A less common occupation for the Bonus family was Going To School.

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  • Apprentice

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Going To School

    17%

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

Bonus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bonus Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonus lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bonus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bonus in 1945 was 70, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonus 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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