The surname Bonneville was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries. The Itineraire de la Normandie records three places so called-two near Rouen and the third near Yvetot. The family were well established in the region of Calvados. They held the Castle of Bonneville or Bondeville in Normandy.
Important Dates for the Bonneville family
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Bonneville Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: DeBonville, deBonville, Bonnevelle, Bonville and many more.
Early Notables of the Bonneville family (pre 1700)
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Bonneville migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Bonneville Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Bonneville Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Marguerite Brazier Bonneville, who arrived in New Orleans in 1831
Contemporary Notables of the name Bonneville (post 1700)
Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville, American explorer, namesake of the ancient lake Bonneville in Utah, which is the Great Salt Lake Desert today
Nicolas de Bonneville (1760-1828), French bookseller, printer, journalist, and writer
Miguel Bonneville (b. 1985), Portuguese performance and visual artist
David Bonneville (b. 1978), Portuguese film director and screenwriter
Ray Bonneville, Canadian blues musician and recording artist