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Multiple Origins for the Surname Bon



The surname Bon was created from the personal name Bona, which is derived from the Latin name Bonus, which means "good." The popularity of the personal name Bonus, was in part due to the name being borne by a 3rd-century Christian saint, martyred at Rome.

Bon Early Origins



The surname Bon was first found in the city of Milan, where earliest records are of the Bonacina family in 1220.

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Bon Spelling Variations


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Bon Spelling Variations



Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Bon include Boni, Bono, Bona, Bon, Buono, De Boni, De Bonis, De Bono, De Buono, Del Bono, Della Bona, Del Buono, Di Bono, Lo Bono, Lobono, Lo Buono, Bonelli, Bonello, Boniello, Bonetti, Bonetto, Bonet, Bonini, Bonino, Bonin, Bonucci, Bonuccelli, Bonioli, Boniolo, Bonotti, Boniotti, Boniotto, Bononi, Bonon, Bonacci, Bonaccio, Bonaccini, Bonazzi, Bonazza, Bonassi, Bonassini, Bonassin, Bonassili, Bonaca, Bonaga, Bonaghi, Bonaldi, Bonaldo, Bonaudo, Bonani, Bonandi, Bonardi, Bonati, Bonato, Bonatti, Boneri, Boneschi, Bonacina, Bonico, Bonici, Bonichi, Bonicelli, Bonicco, Bonito, Bonutti and many more.

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Bon Early History


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Bon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bon research. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1463, 1529, 1688, 1766, 1350, 1495, 1512, 1565, 1669, 1688, 1859, 1654, 1736, 1698 and 1762 are included under the topic Early Bon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Bartolomeo Bono (c.1463-1529), a Lombard architect who worked in Venice and designed parts of the Piazza di San Marco; Giacomo Boni (1688-1766), Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, who worked mostly in Genoa. Egidio Boni, born in Cortona in 1350, dedicated...

Another 147 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The records on immigrants and ships' passengers show a number of people bearing the name Bon:

Bon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Berman Bon, who settled in Germantown in 1691
  • Herman Bon, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1691
  • Peter Bon came with his wife, Gerritje, to Germantown in 1696

Bon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Louiss Bon, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1700
  • Louisa Bon, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • Louiss Bon settled in Virginia in 1700
  • Wentell Bon settled in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Wentell Bon, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alfonso Bon, who arrived in New Spain in 1838
  • Bernabe De Bon, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1872

Bon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Bon arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Birman" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BIRMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Birman.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bon (post 1700)



  • Adelbert Du Bon (b. 1878), American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Windsor, 1919-20
  • Bartolomeo Bon, Italian sculptor and architect
  • Christophe Bon d'Estournelles, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Louis André Bon, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Antoine Louis Charles Bon, University Professor, Paris
  • Henri Bon (b. 1941), French physician and parapsychologist
  • Naftali Bon, Kenyan runner
  • Michel Bon, French businessman and politician
  • Louis André Bon, French general
  • François Bon, French novelist

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BIRMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Birman.htm

Other References

  1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  5. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
  10. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
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The Bon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bon Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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