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Bone Family History

Bone Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’.English: nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bon ‘bone’ (Old English ban; compare Bain 2).Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

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

867,882 Historical Documents with Bone on Ancestry.com
199,401 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,412 Military Records
83,044 Immigration Records
157,015 Census and Voter Lists
413,010 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bone Families

  • Number of Bone families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bone families
     512 - 1,022
     171 - 511
     1 - 170
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bone families
     174 - 345
     59 - 173
     1 - 58
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bone census records

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Bone Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Bone families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Bone Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bone families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bone

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bone Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bone census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Bone ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Bone Civil War Service Records

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Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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