Bun Name Meaning

English: perhaps an occupational name for a baker of buns or a nickname for a short, round individual. Cambodian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bunt, Bur, Bon, Bua, Bone, Mun, Kun, Jun, Pun, Tun

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Bun Family Origin

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Bun Family Occupations

What did your Bun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bun family was Blacksmith. The most common Bun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bun's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bun.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Bun Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bun Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bun in 1951 was 41, and 3 in 2004.

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