What does the name Bunion mean? Find out below.
From alteration of earlier bunny (“lump, swelling”), from Middle English bony, boni (“bunion, swelling”); or perhaps from Italian bubbone, an augmented form of Italian bugno (“beehive”); both Middle English and Italian words from Old French bugne, buigne, bune (“bump, knob, swelling”), from Old Norse bunga (“an elevation, bulge”) or from Old Frankish *bungjo (“a swelling, lump, bump”), both Old Norse and Old Frankish from Proto-Germanic *bungô, *bunkô (“lump, clump, heap, crowd”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰenǵʰ- (“thick, dense, fat”). Cognate with Dutch bonk (“lump, clump”), German Bunge (“swelling, tuber”).
bunion was also found in the following language(s): Latin
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People with the last name Bunion are most frequently African American