Bohnsack Family History

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Bohnsack Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a bean grower, from a word meaning ‘beanbag’, a compound of Bohn + Middle High German sac ‘bag’, Middle Low German sak.

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


Similar surnames: Bonsack, Brack, Boeck, Brownback, Bonar, Schnack, Bohner, Boback

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Bohnsack Family Origin

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Bohnsack Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bohnsack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bohnsack's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bohnsack family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohnsack.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Bohnsack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bohnsack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohnsack 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 Bohnsack. 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 Bohnsack. For the veterans among your Bohnsack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohnsack Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohnsack lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bohnsack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bohnsack in 1956 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohnsack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohnsack 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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