Bunney Family History

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Bunney Name Meaning

English (Devon): possibly a nickname, as Reaney suggests, for someone having a prominent lump or swelling, from Middle English boni, buny ‘swelling’, ‘bunion’ (see Bunyan). It is also possibly a topographic name from the southwestern English dialect word bunny ‘ravine’.

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


Similar surnames: Binney, Burney, Nunnery, Benney, Busey, Bonney, Gunner, Bunde, Benner

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Bunney Family Origin

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Bunney Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bunney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bunney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bunney family was Deals In Paper. Farmer, Miner and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bunney.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Miner

    13%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Deals In Paper

    6%

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Bunney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bunney Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bunney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bunney in 1953 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

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