Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bonney

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  1. United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonney

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonney

Edward Bonney

Edward Bonney was a miller, hotel keeper, city planner, counterfeiter, livery stable keeper, bounty hunter, private detective, postmaster, merchant, soldier, author, and counterfeit. Edward was born on August 26th, 1807 in Hittsboro, Essex County, New York, United States. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 1864.

Simon Bonney

Simon Bonney is a musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1976. Simon was given the name Simon Philip Bonney .

Graham Bonney

Graham Bonney is a pop music singing. He was most prominent from 1961 to present. Graham was given the name Graham Arthur Ernest George Bradly on June 2nd, 1943 in Basildon.

Tabi Bonney

Tabi Bonney is a hip hop music musician. Tabi was given the name Tabiabue Bonney in 1977 in Lomé. Tabi is also known as Tabi Bonney and Tabiabue Bonney.

Sean Bonney

Thérèse Bonney

Thérèse Bonney was a photographer and publicist. Thérèse was born on July 15th, 1894 in Syracuse, New York. She left this life on January 15th, 1978.

  • Thomas George Bonney
  • Maude Bonney
  • Charles Bonney
    South Australian
  • Charles C. Bonney
  • Raymond Bonney
  • Frederic Bonney
  • Henry Kaye Bonney
  • Leonard Warden Bonney
  • Percival Bonney

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bonney U.S.
  White 78.67% 64.26%
  African American 11.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bonney

People with the last name Bonney are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Bonney

  • How Popular is the name Bonney? Bonney is the 17,808th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bonney was the 7,413th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bonney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 452 babies born with the first name Bonney in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bonney 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 Bonney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bonney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bonney is Sunday, September 6th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Bonney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bonney was in 1950 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bonney: The name spelled backwards is Yennob. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eonbny. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bonney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,491 people with the last name Bonney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bonney? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Bonney as their last name.
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