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Bonner Family History

Bonner Name Meaning
English, Scottish, and Irish: nickname from Middle English boner(e), bonour ‘gentle’, ‘courteous’, ‘handsome’ (Old French bonnaire, from the phrase de bon(ne) aire ‘of good bearing or appearance’, from which also comes modern English debonair).Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Ynyr ‘son of Ynyr’, a common medieval personal name derived from Latin Honorius.Swedish: unexplained.

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

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Name Distribution of Bonner Families

  • Number of Bonner families
     208 - 413
     70 - 207
     1 - 69
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bonner families
     242 - 481
     81 - 241
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bonner families
     70 - 137
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bonner Family Origin

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Bonner Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bonner

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Bonner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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