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Bonney Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): nickname for a handsome person, especially a large or well-built one, from northern dialect bonnie ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’ (still in common use in northern England and Scotland). French: eastern variant of Bonnet 2.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bonner, Bonnet, Bonny, Bunney, Bonne, Borne, Boney, Binney, Donnay

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Bonney Family Origin

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Bonney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    72%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Broom Maker

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Broom Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonney. A less common occupation for the Bonney family was Labourer. The most common Bonney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 72% of Bonney's were Farmers.

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Bonney Historical Records

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Bonney Life Expectancy

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