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The origins of the Bonnamie surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name originated with an early member who was a loyal person. The surname Bonnamie is derived from the Old French phrase bon ami, which literally means good friend.

Bonnamie Early Origins



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

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Bonnamie Spelling Variations


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Bonnamie Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bonnamie has been recorded under many different variations, including Bonamy, Bonami, Bonamie, Bonamee, Bonammy and others.

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Bonnamie Early History


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Bonnamie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonnamie research. Another 421 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1203, 1273, 1500, 1603 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Bonnamie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonnamie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonnamie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bonnamie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bonnamie or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Bonnamie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonnamie 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 3 June 2014 at 09:23.

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