Meaning and Origin of Bone - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Bone

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Good

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (of Norman origin) : nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’.
  • English : nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bōn ‘bone’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 2).
  • Hungarian (Bóné) : from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.