Family name origins & meanings
- Catalan : from a medieval personal name, from a diminutive ofbon ‘good’.
- French : variant of Bonnet (mainly 2).
- A bearer of the name from the Angoumois region of France is documented in Montreal in 1670, with the secondary surname Lafortune. Other secondary surnames on record are Delisle, La Rochelle, Latour, and Tranchemontagne.