What does Bonner mean?
Bonner [bon-ner] as a name for boys is of Old French derivation, and Bonner means "gentle, mannerly". Bonner is a variant form, with the suffix -er, of Bonar (Old French): from the French word "debonair".
Associated with: gentle.
Bonner has 1 variant: Bonnar.Creative forms:
(male) Boner, Boynner, ..
(female) Bonnerra, Bonnerta, .. Middle name pairings:
Bonner Layne (B.L.), ..
How popular is Bonner?
Bonner is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#1005 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Bonner for boys. Bonner has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Bonner is alike in pronunciation to Banner. Other suggested similar names are Abner, Anker, Balfer, Bane, Barber, Barnet, Baumer, Baxter, Bayne, Beamer, Beemer, Benet, Benne, Bennet, Bennt, Bensen, Blaney, Boase, Bobbee, Boden▲, Boe, Boine, Booker▼, Boone▲, Boote, Borden, Born, Borne, Bosley, Bourne, Bowen▲, Boyce, Boyne, Brander, Braser, Brazer, Brewer, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnet, Burney, Buster▼, Byrne, Colter, Conner, Connor▲, Donne, Donnel, Einer, Folker, Gayner, Gower, Gunner▲, Hopper, Hoppner (see Hopkins), Hunter▲, Joiner, Joyner, Kenner, Konner, Konnor▲, Lonne, Miner, Mouneer, Rayner, Reiner, Roger▼, Royer, Skinner, Sumner, Tanner, Topher, Torger, Tower and Zander▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bonner.See names in meaning and etymology.