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Bondy Family History

Bondy Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Sephardic personal name Bondia, related to Latin bonus dies ‘good day’, used as a translation of Hebrew yom tov ‘Jewish holiday’ (literally ‘good day’). The surname was borne by a family of Sephardic origin that settled in Prague, hence its occurrence chiefly in Bohemia and neighboring countries.

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

Similar surnames: Bondi, Bond, Bonde, Bendy, Body, Hendy, Bones, Bold, Gundy, Tandy

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Where is the Bondy family from?

You can see how Bondy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bondy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bondy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Bondy families living in Michigan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bondy's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Bondy families in 1840.
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What did your Bondy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bondy. 14% of Bondy men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bondy women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bondy were Truck Driver and New Worker.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • New Worker
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bondy. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bondy. For the veterans among your Bondy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bondy lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bondy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bondy in 1946 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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