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The surname Bonet 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.

Bonet Early Origins



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

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Bonet Spelling Variations


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Bonet Spelling Variations



Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristi c. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Bonet 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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Bonet Early History


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Bonet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonet 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 Bonet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonet 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 Bonet 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



Early records show that people bearing the name Bonet arrived in North America quite early:

Bonet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jaques Bonet, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Hans Michael Bonet, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750

Bonet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Bonet arrived in New Orleans in 1826
  • Thomas Bonet, aged 23, landed in New Orleans, La in 1826
  • G Bonet, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Antonio Bonet, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Francisco Bonet, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonet (post 1700)



  • Lisa Bonet (b. 1967), Emmy Award-nominated American actress
  • Jean Pierre François Bonet, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Robert Bonet (b. 1952), English BBC television journalist
  • Carlos Carmona Bonet (b. 1987), Spanish footballer
  • Juan Pablo Bonet (1573-1633), circa, a Spanish priest
  • Jordi Bonet (1932-1979), Canadian painter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    5. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bonet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonet 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 December 2015 at 14:33.

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