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Bunnell Family History

Bunnell Name Meaning
English: in part, a habitational name for someone from Bunwell in Norfolk. The place name is from Old English bune ‘reed’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Old forms of the surname suggest a second, non-habitational source.

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

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45,975 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,001 Military Records
2,311 Immigration Records
36,744 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bunnell Families

  • Number of Bunnell families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bunnell families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bunnell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bunnell Family Origin

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Bunnell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bunnell

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Bunnell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bunnell Civil War Service Records

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