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What does Bonar mean?

Bonar Pronunciation of Bonar as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Bonar is "gentle, mannerly". From the French word "debonair". In English, "debonair" now means something closer to "nonchalant" or "urbane", as personified by Fred Astaire. British politician Bonar Law.

ASSOCIATED WITH Bo-, gentle, british (england), law (just)


VARIANTS Bonnar, Bonner

(male) Bodar, ..

(female) Bonard, ..

Bonar Jed (B.J.), ..

How popular is Bonar?

Bonar is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#12277 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Bonar has not been ranked in the list thus far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bonar name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bonar outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bonar is alike in pronunciation to Banner. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abnar, Bar, Bear, Boas, Boaz, Boban, Bogart, Bonami, Bonamy, Bond, Boni, Borak, Danar, Einar, Ejnar, Homar, Inar, Johar and Jomar. Like Bonar, these names are not frequently used.

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