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Origin and popularity of the name BONAVENTURA


Bonaventura : 1: Italian: from the personal name Bonaventura meaning ‘good fortune’ bestowed as an omen or well-wishing name or in honor of a 13th-century Italian bishop and theologian St. Bonaventure (San Bonaventura in Italian) who was given the nickname Bonaventura by St. Francis of Assisi when he cured him miraculously as a child.2: Catalan: from the Italian personal name Bonaventura the name of a Christian saint (see 1 above).


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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