Boness Family History
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Boness Name Meaning
South German: derisive nickname meaning ‘bean-eater’ (from a compound of Middle High German bone ‘bean’ + ezzen ‘to eat’), used to denote a bean-grower or a poor person whose diet consisted mainly of beans.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Boner, Fones, Boese, Boss, Bones, Bonus, Bines, Ness, Bonness, Boyens