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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boni

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  1. A user from Netherlands says the name Boni is of African origin and means "Be proud".
  2. According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Boni means "The chosen one, a true gift from God. Holy and inspirational".
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Notable Persons Named Boni

Notable Persons Named Boni

Boni Khalwale

Boni Khalwale is a Member of the Kenyan Senate, Member of the Kenyan Parliament, Member of theKenyan Senate, and Member of theKenyan Parliament. Boni was born on August 5th, 1960 in British Kenya.

Boni Haruna

Boni Haruna is a Governor of Adamawa State and List of Governors of Adamawa State. His career lasted from 1999 to 2007. Boni was born on June 12th, 1957.

Boni Petcoff

Boni was born on February 1st, 1900 in Oregon, Ohio. Boni is also known as Petcoff and Boni Eli. He passed away on August 7th, 1965.

Boni Pride

Boni Pride is an athlete for the Hana F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Boni

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boni

Alessio Boni

Alessio Boni is an actor. Alessio was born on July 4th, 1966 in Sarnico.

Luisella Boni

Luisella Boni is an actress. Luisella was born on July 24th, 1935 in Rome.

Albert Boni

Albert Boni was a book publisher. His career lasted from 1912 to 1974. Albert was born on October 29th, 1892 in New York City, New York, United States. He passed away on July 31st, 1981.

Carla Boni

Carla was born on July 17th, 1925. She breathed her last breath on October 17th, 2009.

Nazi Boni

Nazi was born on December 31st, 1909. He breathed his last breath on May 16th, 1969.

Mario Boni

Mario Boni is an athlete for the American Eagle Vigevano, Montecatini S.C., Memphis Fire, Yakima Sun Kings, Aris B.C., Cantabria Lobos, Pallacanestro Virtus Roma, and Roseto Sharks. His career lasted from 1984 to 2006. Mario was born on June 30th, 1963 in Codogno, Lombardy, Italy.

  • Micha Boni
  • Giacomo Boni
  • Marco Boni

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boni U.S.
  White 81.60% 64.26%
  African American 2.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 7.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boni

People with the last name Boni are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boni

  • How Popular is the name Boni? Boni is the 20,118th most popular name of all time. As a last name Boni was the 20,139th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Boni have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 368 babies born with the first name Boni in the United States. That's more than enough people named Boni to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Boni? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Boni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Boni is Thursday, February 3rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Boni born? The highest recorded use of the first name Boni was in 1955 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Boni Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Boni is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Boni: The name spelled backwards is Inob. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Bnoi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boni? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,326 people with the last name Boni.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boni? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boni as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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