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Bonville Name Meaning

French: variant of Bonneville and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

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


Similar surnames: Montville, Fonville, Monville, Manville, Bonneville, Renville

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Where is the Bonville family from?

You can see how Bonville families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bonville family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bonville families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 48 Bonville families living in Quebec. This was about 84% of all the recorded Bonville's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bonville families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bonville surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bonville ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bonville. 78% of Bonville men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    78%
  • Journalier
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bonville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonville 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Bonville. 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 866 military records available for the last name Bonville. For the veterans among your Bonville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bonville lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bonville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bonville in 1960 was 51, and 30 in 2004.

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