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Bun Surname Meaning

Cambodian: written ប៊ុន unexplained. English: variant of Bunn (see Bone ). Chinese: Hokkien or Teochew form of the surnames 文 and 闻 see Wen 2 and

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

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

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Where is the Bun family from?

You can see how Bun families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bun family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bun families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 23 Bun families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Bun's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bun families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bun surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bun ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Bun. 100% of Bun women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bun. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 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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What is the average Bun lifespan?

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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