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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Bon
Good; valid as security for something.

Etymology: F., fr. L. bonus

Notable Persons Named Bon

Bon Scott was a rock, roll, blues rock, and hard rock musician. He plays Bagpipes and Vocals. His career lasted from 1964 to 1980. Bon was given the name Ronald Belford Scott on July 9th, 1946 in Scotland, UK. Bon is also known as Bon Scott. He died on February 19th, 1980.


Bon Harris is an electronic body music and industrial rock composer, record producer, musician, songwriter, and singing. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to 1983. Bon was born on August 12th, 1965.


Bon was born in 1941.


She holds the title Soen Sa Nim and Soen Sa Nim (Zen master). Bon was born in United States.



Bon was born on April 25th, 1881. He passed away on December 16th, 1953.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bon

Charlotte Le Bon is an actress, model, and television presenter. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Charlotte was born on September 4th, 1986 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Simon Le Bon is a singer-songwriter, musician, and lyricist. Simon was given the name Simon John Charles Le Bon on October 27th, 1958 in near Bushey, Hertfordshire, England.


Yasmin Le Bon is a model (people). Yasmin was given the name Yasmin Parvaneh on October 29th, 1964 in Oxford.


Gustave Le Bon was a scientist in the field of social psychology. Gustave was given the name Charles-Marie-Gustave Le Bon on May 7th, 1841 in Nogent-le-Rotrou. He died on December 13th, 1931.


Cate Le Bon is a folk music, rock music, and pop music songwriter and musician. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Cate was given the name Cate Timothy on March 4th, 1983 in Penboyr, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Cate is also known as Timothy and Cate.


Amber was given the name Amber Rose Tamara Le Bon on August 25th, 1989 in London.


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Popularity of Bon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bon U.S.
  White 52.09% 64.26%
  African American 3.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 28.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bon

People with the last name Bon are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Bon

  • How Popular is the name Bon? Bon is the 23,051st most popular name of all time. As a last name Bon was the 22,809th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 269 babies born with the first name Bon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bon to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bon is Sunday, May 8th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Bon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bon was in 1988 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bon: Your name in reverse order is Nob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,123 people with the last name Bon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bon as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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