Bongard Family History
Bongard Name Meaning
German: from Middle Low German bom ‘tree’ + gard ‘garden’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by an orchard or a nickname for someone who owned or worked in one. Compare Baumgarten. Dutch: variant of Boomgaard (see Boomgarden). French: nickname for a trusted servant, from bon ‘good’ + gars ‘servant’, ‘lad’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press