Bonwell Family History
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Bonwell Name Meaning
English: possibly a habitational name from Bunwell in Norfolk, which is named with Old English bune ‘reed’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Alternatively it could be a variant of the Norman habitational name Bonfield. Possibly an Americanized form of French Bonneville.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Banwell, Boswell, Boxwell, Bowell, Longwell, Oswell, Doswell, Foxwell