Meaning and Name Origin
Bonaventure \b(o)-naventu-re, bon(a)-ven-ture\ as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Bonaventure is "good fortune". The Italian Saint Bonaventure was a 13th-century cardinal who, in spite of his great learning, was modest and practical. He was known as "the Seraphic Teacher".
Bonaventure is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#74794 out of 88799, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Bonaventure for boys. Bonaventure has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)