Bonhomme Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Bonhomme Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French bon homme ‘good man’.

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


Similar surnames: Bonham, Homme, Bottom, Buonomo, Bonomo, Honore, Bontempo, Bonnette

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bonhomme Family Origin

Where is the Bonhomme family from?

Bonhomme Family Occupations

What did your Bonhomme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bonhomme occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 40% of Bonhomme's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonhomme. A less common occupation for the Bonhomme family was Keeping House.

View Census data for Bonhomme | Data not to scale

  • Farm Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Bonhomme Historical Records

What Bonhomme family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bonhomme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonhomme census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bonhomme

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bonhomme. 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.

View all Bonhomme immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bonhomme. For the veterans among your Bonhomme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Bonhomme military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bonhomme family history.

Bonhomme Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonhomme lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bonhomme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bonhomme in 1959 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonhomme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonhomme 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.

Famous Bonhomme Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name