What does Bonaventure mean?
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 very prominent surname for all people (#39678 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Bonaventure for boys. Bonaventure has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)