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Bonitz Name Meaning

German: nickname of Slavic origin, from boniti ‘to scare’.

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


Similar surnames: Politz, Bonito, Britz, Boortz, Kowitz, Beitz, Boltz, Hontz, Loritz

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Bonitz Family Origin

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Bonitz Family Occupations

What did your Bonitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonitz. The most common Bonitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bonitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bonitz family was Editor.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    10%
  • Editor

    10%

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

Bonitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bonitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonitz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bonitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bonitz in 1957 was 58, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonitz 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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