Bonello History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bonello family

The surname Bonello was first found in Midlothian, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Bonello family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonello research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1653 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Bonello History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bonello Spelling Variations

Few standards of spelling and translation existed in the Middle Ages. spelling variations, are thus, an extremely common occurrence in records of ancient Scottish names. Over the years, Bonello has been spelled Bonally, Bonelly, Bonallo, Bonalo, Bonaly, Bonnella, Bonela, Bonello and many more.

Early Notables of the Bonello family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was David Bonallo, an unusual spelling but not an exception in Scottish surnames, e.g. Dalgarno and Dalgarto. James Bonnell (1653-1699), was Accountant-General of Ireland, "a man eminent for his saintly life, was...
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Bonello migration to the United States

Land and opportunity greeted all those who made it across the Atlantic. These settlers and their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. Clan societies and other Scottish organizations have preserved much of this heritage for the ancestors of those brave Scots. Immigration and passenger lists have documented the arrival of various people bearing the name Bonello to North America:

Bonello Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Ermenegildo Bonello, aged 31, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Procida" from Trieste, Italy [1]
  • Amilcare Bonello, originally from Cossato, Italy, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Imperator" from Southampton, England [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bonello (post 1700)

  • Michelle Bonello (b. 1985), Canadian two-time gold, four-time silver medalist women's ice hockey player
  • Michael C Bonello, Maltese Governor of the Central Bank of Malta
  • Mathieu Bonello (b. 1982), French rugby union player
  • Agostino "Ino" Bonello (b. 1949), Maltese Art Directors Guild nominated production designer, art director and film producer
  • Tony Bonello, Australian professional mixed martial artist and grappler
  • Bertrand Bonello (b. 1968), French film director, screenwriter, producer and composer
  • Henry Bonello (b. 1988), Maltese international footballer

Historic Events for the Bonello family

HMS Royal Oak
  • Salvatore Bonello (d. 1939), Maltese Leading Steward with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking [3]

Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67L-2Z4 : 6 December 2014), Ermenegildo Bonello, 28 May 1919; citing departure port Trieste, arrival port New York, ship name Procida, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CZ-9PL : 6 December 2014), Amilcare Bonello, 20 Dec 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html
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