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Bonita meaning and name origin

Bonita \b(o)-ni-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced boh-NEE-tah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Bonita is "pretty". Coined in America in the 1940s. Also possibly the feminine equivalent of the male name Bonitus (Latin) "good", which was borne by an Italian saint of the sixth century and a Provenšal saint of the seventh. Bonnie is the pet form.

Bonita has 5 variant forms: Bo, Bonie, Bonnie, Bonny and Nita.

Bonita is also pronounced similarly to Benita. Other suggested similar baby names are Donita, Jonita and Yonita.

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Popularity of Bonita

Bonita is a very popular first name for females (#509 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#74780 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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