Bonsell Family History

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Bonsell Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): variant spelling of Bonsall.

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


Similar surnames: Bonnell, Bonwell, Counsell, Bodell, Hansell, Munsell, Blondell

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Bonsell Family Origin

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Bonsell Family Occupations

What did your Bonsell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bonsell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Bonsell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bonsell family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonsell.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Brick Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Bonsell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bonsell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bonsell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bonsell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bonsell in 1958 was 55, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bonsell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bonsell 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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