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Bonawitz Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Polish Bonowicz, a habitational name for someone from Boniowice in Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Bonewitz, Borowitz, Borawski, Bitz, Longwith, Benitz, Bonito

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Bonawitz Family Origin

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Bonawitz Family Occupations

What did your Bonawitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonawitz. The most common Bonawitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Bonawitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bonawitz family was House Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • House Carpenter

    9%

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

Bonawitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bonawitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonawitz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bonawitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bonawitz in 1962 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonawitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonawitz 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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