Bonny Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Bonny Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bonney or Scottish Bonnie. Swiss French: variant of Bonnet.

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


Similar surnames: Bonney, Bonn, Hanny, Bonne, Benny, Donnay, Bonnar, Henny, Bonar

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Bonny Family Origin

Where is the Bonny family from?

Bonny Family Occupations

What did your Bonny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonny. A less common occupation for the Bonny family was Farm Laborer. The most common Bonny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Bonny's were Farmers.

View Census data for Bonny | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Bonny Historical Records

What Bonny family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bonny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bonny 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 Bonny

Passenger List

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

Draft Card

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

View all Bonny military records

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

Bonny Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonny lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bonny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bonny in 1956 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonny 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 Bonny Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name