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Bonniwell Name Meaning

Possibly English: of uncertain origin (see Bonwell). Perhaps an Americanized form of French Bonneville or Bonville.

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


Similar surnames: Bonwell, Bodwell, Bonfield, Oswell, Bonnell, Bowell, Bovell, Powell

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Bonniwell Family Origin

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Bonniwell Family Occupations

What did your Bonniwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bonniwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bonniwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bonniwell family was Milling. Farmer, Civil Engineer and Hardware Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonniwell.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Civil Engineer

    14%
  • Hardware Merchant

    14%
  • Milling

    14%

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

Bonniwell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bonniwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonniwell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bonniwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Bonniwell in 1963 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonniwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonniwell 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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