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

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Bonny Family Origin

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Bonny Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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.

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Bonny Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonny

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