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Noble surnames, such as Bonnin, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bonnin, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The surname Bonnin was originally found in Berry.

Bonnin Early Origins



The surname Bonnin was first found in the province de Berry.

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Bonnin Spelling Variations


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Bonnin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bonnin, Bonin and others.

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Bonnin Early History


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Bonnin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonnin research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1439, 1865, 1888, 1891, 1893, 1895 and 1925 are included under the topic Early Bonnin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonnin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonnin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Charles-Eudes Bonin, born in Poissy in 1865, who was an explorer. He graduated from the School of Chartres in 1888, entered the administration as chief of cabinet of the prefect of Ile-et-Villaine, and in 1891 was named adjunct commissioner of the government for...

Another 85 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bonnin 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bonnin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeanne Bonnin, who landed in New York in 1743

Bonnin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George and John Bonnin arrived in Philadelphia in 1808
  • George Bonnin arrived in Philadelphia in 1813
  • Miss Bonnin, who landed in America in 1846

Bonnin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jacques Bonnin, who arrived in Montreal in 1659

Bonnin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Bonnin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asiatic" in 1849
  • Mary Ann Bonnin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asiatic" in 1849
  • Alfred Bonnin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849
  • Joseph Bonnin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849
  • Samuel Bonnin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonnin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonnin (post 1700)




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bonnin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonnin 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 4 February 2013 at 16:30.

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