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Bunts Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Bunz (see Bunce ) or Banz . English: variant of Bunce . This surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bunte, Bunt, Bunce, Burts, Bucks, Tunks, Bents, Bruntz, Botts, Butte

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Where is the Bunts family from?

You can see how Bunts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bunts family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bunts families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Bunts families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Bunts's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bunts families in 1840.
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What did your Bunts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bunts. 44% of Bunts men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Bunts women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bunts were Operator and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Showman
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Minister
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bunts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 174 immigration records available for the last name Bunts. 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 Cards

There are 620 military records available for the last name Bunts. For the veterans among your Bunts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bunts lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bunts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bunts in 1950 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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