Bohning Family History

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Bohning Name Meaning

habitational name from a place near Hildesheim called Bönnien, the -ing suffix denoting affiliation. patronymic from Bone, a Germanic personal name of unknown origin.

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


Similar surnames: Boening, Ronning, Bolling, Bolding, Bohnen, Lehning, Moening, Lonning

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Bohning Family Origin

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Bohning Family Occupations

What did your Bohning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bohning family was Farming. The most common Bohning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Bohning's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohning.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Tailor

    12%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Bohning Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bohning. 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 Bohning. For the veterans among your Bohning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohning Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohning lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bohning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bohning in 1956 was 50, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohning 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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