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What does Bonnell mean?

Bonnell Pronunciation of Bonnell [bon-nell] as a girls' name is of Scottish derivation, and Bonnell means "fine, attractive, pretty". Bonnell is a variant form of Bonnie (Scottish).

Associated with: scottish, fine (good), attractive (beautiful).


12 relations via Bonnie: Bonne, Bonnebell, Bonnee, Bonney, Bonni, Bonnibel, Bonnibell, Bonnibelle, Bonniejo, Bonnin, Bonny and Bonnylee.

Creative forms:
(female) Banell, Benell, ..

(male) Bonley, Bonly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bonnell Tatum (B.T.), ..

How popular is Bonnell?

Bonnell is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#6812 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Bonnie (#871 from current records), Bonny and Bonni are the popular related forms of Bonnell (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Bonnebell, are seldom used. These relations of Bonnell reached the apex of their popularity in the 1940s (usage of 0.5%) and have become significantly less common since. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bonni, Bonnie, Bonny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bonnell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Angell, Bell, Bernelle, Bethell, Blondell, Blondelle, Bonie, Brandell, Branell (see Brandy), Branyell (see Brandy), Brendell, Brunella, Brunelle, Brynelle, Bunnee, Chanell, Channell, Cindell, Danell, Dannell, Danyell, Darnell, Denell, Donell, Donnell, Donnella, Donnelle, Jahnell (see Johnella), Janell, Jaynell, Jeannell, Jenell, Jodell, Joell, Jonell, Jonnelle, Kendell, Linell, Linnell, Lyndell, Lynell, Marnell, Noell, Norell, Nowell, Raynell, Renell, Rochell, Ronnella, Ronnelle, Shanell, Shannell, Shenell, Sorell, Sorrell, Tonell, Wendell and Wynell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bonnell.

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