Last name: BONE

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BONE : This last name is indexed 148,257 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BONE : 1: English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’ from Middle English bon(e) boun Old French bon ‘good’.2: English: possibly a nickname from Middle English bone ‘bone leg’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 3) used of someone with a bad leg or long legs.3: English: variant of Boone 1.4: Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Bonifac(ij) (from Latin Bonifatius; see Boniface) or from a pet form of the personal name Bon 7.5: Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

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