The surname Bonée is derived from the Old French nickname
le bon, which meant good. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.
Early Origins of the Bonée family
The surname Bonée was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Bonée family
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Bonée Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bon, Bonne, Bons, Bhon, Bhonne, Bhons, Bonn, Le Bon and many more.
Early Notables of the Bonée family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bonée family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Berman Bon, who settled in Germantown in 1691; John Peter Bon settled in Philadelphia in 1752; Louiss Bon settled in Virginia in 1700; Peter Bon came with his wife, Gerritje, to Germantown in 1696.