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Bunin Family History

Bunin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Bune of Romance origin with the addition of the Slavic possessive suffix -in. Russian: patronymic from Buna a nickname for a haughty or boring person from bunet ‘to drone’.

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

Similar surnames: Kunin, Budin, Babin, Belin, Bulin, Kunik, Rubin, Brin, Muni, Bruin

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Where is the Bunin family from?

You can see how Bunin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bunin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Bunin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Bunin families living in Quebec. This was about 75% of all the recorded Bunin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bunin families in 1911.
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What did your Bunin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bunin. 22% of Bunin men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Bunin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bunin were Tailor and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bunin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunin 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Bunin. 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 186 military records available for the last name Bunin. For the veterans among your Bunin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bunin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bunin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bunin in 1964 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

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