Bonnette Family History

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Bonnette Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Bonnet, reflecting the Canadian pronunciation of the final -t, which is not sounded in metropolitan French.

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

Similar surnames: Boulette, Binette, Brunette, Bissette, Bassette, Bonnett, Bonnet

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Bonnette Family Origin

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Bonnette Family Occupations

What did your Bonnette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bonnette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Bonnette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bonnette family was Dairyman. Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonnette.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith

  • Dairyman


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

Bonnette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bonnette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonnette 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Bonnette. 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 Bonnette. For the veterans among your Bonnette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bonnette Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonnette lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bonnette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bonnette in 1959 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonnette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonnette 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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