Bunning Family History

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Bunning Name Meaning

German (Bünning): patronymic from the Frisian personal name Bunno.

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

Similar surnames: Banning, Benning, Bunting, Buening, Denning, Wenning, Dunning

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Bunning Family Origin

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Bunning Family Occupations

What did your Bunning ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bunning occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Bunning's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bunning. A less common occupation for the Bunning family was Religieuse.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Merchant

  • Religieuse


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

Bunning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bunning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunning 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bunning. 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 Bunning. For the veterans among your Bunning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bunning Life Expectancy

What is the average Bunning lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bunning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bunning in 1953 was 46, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bunning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bunning 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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