Bonham Family History
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Bonham Name Meaning
English: nickname from Old French bon homme (Latin bonus homo). This had two senses relevant to surname formation; partly it had the literal meaning ‘good man’, and partly it came to mean ‘peasant farmer’. Americanized form of French Bonhomme.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bingham, Benham, Canham, Dunham, Braham, Bolam, Downham, Denham