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

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  • Apprentice

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Going To School

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bonus family was Going To School. 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.

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Bonus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonus

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