Bohnen Family History

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Bohnen Name Meaning

variant of Bohn. (mainly in northern Germany) patronymic from Bohn(e). habitational name from a place named Bohnen, near Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt.

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


Similar surnames: Bohlen, Bohen, Bohnert, Bohner, Bohnet, Bohne, Borne, Bohle, Dohner

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Bohnen Family Origin

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Bohnen Family Occupations

What did your Bohnen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bohnen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bohnen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bohnen family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Painter and Preacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohnen.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Painter

    14%
  • Preacher

    14%
  • Saloon Keeper

    14%

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

Bohnen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bohnen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohnen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bohnen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bohnen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Bohnen. For the veterans among your Bohnen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohnen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohnen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bohnen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bohnen in 1957 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohnen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohnen 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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