Last name: BONAR

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BONAR : This last name is indexed 22,951 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BONAR : 1: Scottish: variant of Bonner.2: Irish (Donegal): Scottish name adopted as a translation of Gaelic Ó Cnáimhsighe ‘descendant of Cnáimhseach’ a byname meaning ‘midwife’. This word seems to be a derivative of cnámh ‘bone’ (with the feminine ending -seach) but if so the reason for this is not clear.3: Polish: from German Bohner or Boner ‘bean grower’.

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