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Bonilla Family History

Bonilla Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from Bonilla in Cuenca province or Bonilla de la Sierra in Ávila province.

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

255,354 Historical Documents with Bonilla on Ancestry.com
179,907 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,295 Military Records
8,779 Immigration Records
40,398 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bonilla Families

  • Number of Bonilla families
     109 - 216
     37 - 108
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bonilla families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bonilla last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bonilla census records

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Bonilla Family Origin

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Bonilla Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bonilla

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Bonilla Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bonilla census records

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Military Service by Bonilla

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