First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bonsall

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for nice, need I say more?

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for life, that you live so well.

L is for lucky, who is more?

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonsall

Brian Bonsall is an actor. He was most active from 1986 to 1994. Brian was given the name Brian Eric Bonsall on December 3rd, 1981 in Torrance, California, U.S.


Joe Bonsall is a country music musician. He was most prominent from 1973 to present. Joe was given the name Joseph Sloan Bonsall, Jr. on May 18th, 1948.


Bill was born on June 25th, 1917. He passed away on November 26th, 2014.


Elizabeth was born on September 12th, 1861 in Fernwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. She passed away on September 25th, 1958.


Frank was born on March 31st, 1920. He passed away on February 22nd, 2011.


Crosby was born on January 2nd, 1921. She breathed her last breath in 2014.


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Popularity of Bonsall as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bonsall U.S.
  White 95.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bonsall

People with the last name Bonsall are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bonsall

  • How Popular is the name Bonsall? As a last name Bonsall was the 20,709th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bonsall first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bonsall is Thursday, July 10th, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Bonsall? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bonsall. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bonsall: Your name in reverse order is Llasnob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nllsbao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bonsall? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,277 people with the last name Bonsall.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bonsall? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bonsall as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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