Bon Family History
Bon Name Meaning
French: approbatory (or ironic) nickname from Old French bon ‘good’ (from Latin bonus). Compare Lebon . French: from the Latin personal name Bonus meaning ‘good’ (see Bono ). Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Bonifác (see Boniface ). Altered form of German Bonn . Spanish: regional equivalent of Bueno . Italian (Veneto and Friuli): regional variant of Bono . It is also found in Slovenia (see 8 below) and Croatia.7: Slovenian: from the old personal name Bon Latin Bonus (see above) or from an old short form of the personal name Bonifac(ij) Latin Bonifatius (see Boniface ).8: Slovenian: nickname from Venetian and Friulian bon ‘good’ also ‘good fellow’ (compare Bonin and 6 above).9: Dutch: from a variant of the personal name Boon 10: Vietnamese (Bốn): written 本 in Chinese of unexplained etymology.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022