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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bonica

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  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Bonica is of Italian origin and means "The Good One".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonica

John Bonica was a in the fields of professional wrestling and anesthesia. John was given the name John Joseph Bonica on February 16th, 1917. He breathed his last breath on August 15th, 1994.


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Popularity of Bonica as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bonica U.S.
  White 93.59% 64.26%
  African American 4.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bonica

People with the last name Bonica are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bonica

  • How Popular is the name Bonica? As a last name Bonica was the 56,836th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bonica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bonica is Sunday, December 1st, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Bonica? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bonica. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bonica: Your name in reverse order is Acinob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cobian. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bonica? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 359 people with the last name Bonica.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bonica? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bonica as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Bonica born Sep 3, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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