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Bonaparte Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name composed of the elements bona (buona) ‘good’ + parte ‘solution’, ‘match’, a name bestowed as an expression of satisfaction at the child’s arrival. The name has also been adopted as a Jewish surname and by admirers of the Emperor Napoleon in North America and the Caribbean.

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


Similar surnames: Bonavita, Bonafede, Bonasera, Bonagura, Bonfanti, Bodart, Bosshart

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Bonaparte Family Origin

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Bonaparte Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonaparte. The most common Bonaparte occupation in the USA was Laborer. 41% of Bonaparte's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bonaparte family was Barber.

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  • Laborer

    41%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Barber

    3%

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Bonaparte Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bonaparte Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bonaparte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bonaparte in 1952 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

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