Bonaventure Family History

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Bonaventure Name Meaning

French: adaptation of the Italian personal name Bonaventura.

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


Similar surnames: Bonaventura, Bonventre, Buenaventura, Ventura, Morante, Bonavita

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Bonaventure Family Origin

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Bonaventure Family Occupations

What did your Bonaventure ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bonaventure. 22% of Bonaventure men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Bonaventure women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bonaventure were Shoemaker and Cigar Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Shoemaker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Beautician
    5%
  • Cigar Maker
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bonaventure Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bonaventure. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonaventure 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Bonaventure. 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 Bonaventure. For the veterans among your Bonaventure ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonaventure Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonaventure lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Bonaventure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bonaventure in 1966 was 77, and 66 in 2004.

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