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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bonnel

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

N is for narrator, tell many stories

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonnel

Joseph Bonnel is a soccer player for the Montpellier HSC, Valenciennes FC, Olympique de Marseille, AS Béziers Hérault (football), and France national football team. Joseph was born on January 4th, 1939 in Florensac, France.


Johnny Bonnel is a punk rock musician. He plays Lead vocalist. Johnny was given the name John Albert Bonnel on August 7th, 1967. Johnny is also known as Johnny Peebucks.


Eric was born on August 18th, 1974.


Lionel was born on September 26th, 1966.


Ulane was born on September 22nd, 1918. She breathed her last breath on September 26th, 2006.


Ferdinand Bonnel was a society of jesus, priesthood (catholic church), and jesuitpriest. Ferdinand was born Ferdinand Bonnel on August 31st, 1865 in Roubaix. He passed away on May 7th, 1945.


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Popularity of Bonnel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bonnel U.S.
  White 88.24% 64.26%
  African American 5.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.67% 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 Bonnel

People with the last name Bonnel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bonnel

  • How Popular is the name Bonnel? As a last name Bonnel was the 97,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bonnel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bonnel is Saturday, October 24th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Bonnel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bonnel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bonnel: Your name in reverse order is Lennob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nenblo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bonnel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 187 people with the last name Bonnel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bonnel? Bonnel is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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