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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bonnell

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B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

N is for nifty, how neat!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for lucky, who is more?

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonnell

Bonnie Bonnell was an actor, singing, film actress, and singer. Bonnie was given the name Marion Wright Bonnell on August 1st, 1905 in Thomasville, Georgia, U.S. She passed away on March 14th, 1964.


Barry Bonnell is an athlete. Barry was born on October 27th, 1953 in Miamiville, Ohio. Barry is also known as Bonnell and Robert Barry.


His military service ended in 1825. Joseph was born on August 4th, 1802 in Philadelphia. He breathed his last breath on September 27th, 1840.


Lorne Bonnell was a Senator for Murray River, Prince Edward Island, MLA for 4th Kings, Senatorfor Murray River, and MLA(Assemblyman) for4th Kings. Lorne was born on January 4th, 1923 in Hopefield, Prince Edward Island. He left this life on October 9th, 2006.


Sadie Bonnell was a military person. Sadie was born on June 4th, 1888. She passed away on September 2nd, 1993.


He breathed his last breath in 1975.


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International Interest for Bonnell

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Popularity of Bonnell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bonnell U.S.
  White 93.17% 64.26%
  African American 1.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bonnell

People with the last name Bonnell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bonnell

  • How Popular is the name Bonnell? Bonnell is the 24,509th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bonnell was the 7,165th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bonnell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 240 babies born with the first name Bonnell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bonnell 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 Bonnell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bonnell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bonnell is Wednesday, August 31st, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Bonnell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bonnell was in 1922 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Bonnell Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bonnell is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Bonnell: Your name in reverse order is Llennob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nllbone. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bonnell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,668 people with the last name Bonnell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bonnell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Bonnell as their last name.

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