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Bonfanti Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Bonfante, from bono ‘good’ + infante ‘child’, probably bestowed therefore in the hope that the child would be good.

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

Similar surnames: Infante, Conforti, Bonacci, Bonanno, Bonetti, Bonardi, Infanti

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Bonfanti Family Origin

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Bonfanti Family Occupations

What did your Bonfanti ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bonfanti. A less common occupation for the Bonfanti family was Tinner. The most common Bonfanti occupation in the USA was Tailor. 50% of Bonfanti's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Grocer

  • Tinner


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

Bonfanti Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 804 census records available for the last name Bonfanti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonfanti 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 442 immigration records available for the last name Bonfanti. 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 325 military records available for the last name Bonfanti. For the veterans among your Bonfanti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonfanti Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonfanti lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bonfanti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bonfanti in 1963 was 65, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonfanti

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonfanti 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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