Meaning and Origin of: Bonde

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : variant spelling of Bond.
  • Scandinavian : status name for a farmer, from Old Norse bóndi ‘farmer’. Compare Bond. In Sweden Bonde is both a personal name and the name of an old aristocratic family.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from a farmstead named Bonde, from Old Norsebóndi ‘farmer’ + vin ‘meadow’.