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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bonner

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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Bonner

Bonner Fellers is a military person. His military service ended in 1946.


Bonner Mosquera is an athlete for the Millonarios F.C., Defensor Sporting, and Colombia national football team. Bonner was born on December 2nd, 1970 in Condoto.



Bonner L. Stiller is a politician.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonner

Bill Bonner is a writer.


Matt Bonner is a basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs, Pallacanestro Messina, and Toronto Raptors in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Matt was born on April 5th, 1980 in Concord, New Hampshire.


Frank Bonner is an actor and director. He was most active from 1970 to present. Frank was given the name Frank Woodrow Boers, Jr. on February 28th, 1942 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Carla Bonner is an actress. Her career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Carla was born on March 3rd, 1973.


Neville Bonner was a member of parliament. He was most prominent from 1971 to 1983. Neville was born on March 28th, 1922 in Ukerebagh Island. He breathed his last breath on February 5th, 1999.


Hilary was born in 1949.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Bonner as a last name

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Common last names for Bonner

  • Smith
  • Martin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bonner U.S.
  White 54.11% 64.26%
  African American 40.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bonner

People with the last name Bonner are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bonner

  • How Popular is the name Bonner? Bonner is the 22,387th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bonner was the 1,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bonner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 285 babies born with the first name Bonner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bonner 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 Bonner? 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 Bonner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bonner is Friday, July 27th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Bonner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bonner was in 1923 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bonner: Your name in reverse order is Rennob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bnroen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bonner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 33,446 people with the last name Bonner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bonner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Bonner as their last name.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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