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Bunte Name Meaning

German (Bünte): most likely a variant of Bünde (see Bunde 2). English: variant spelling of Bunt.

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

Similar surnames: Bunts, Bunge, Bunten, Bunde, Hunte, Butte, Bunce, Bunt, Busse, Bunke

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Where is the Bunte family from?

You can see how Bunte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bunte family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bunte families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Bunte families living in Quebec. This was about 75% of all the recorded Bunte's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bunte families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bunte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bunte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bunte. 33% of Bunte men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bunte women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bunte were Operator and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Office Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bunte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunte 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bunte. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bunte. For the veterans among your Bunte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bunte lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bunte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bunte in 1952 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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