Bonito Family History
Bonito Name Meaning
Italian (southern): from the personal name Bonito from Latin Bonitus a derivative of bonus ‘good’. Italian: habitational name from the village of Bonito in Avellino province Campania. Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from bonito ‘pretty’. Spanish and Portuguese: probably also from bonito ‘tuna’ applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022