Boney Name Meaning

English: nickname from the adjective bony, denoting a scrawny individual with prominent bones.

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


Similar surnames: Baney, Bone, Bonney, Coney, Honey, Money, Bones, Doney, Toney, Boner

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Boney Family Origin

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Boney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Boney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Boney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boney. A less common occupation for the Boney family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Boney | Data not to scale

Boney Historical Records

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Boney Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Boney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Boney in 1940 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boney

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