Meaning and Origin of: Bono

Boy name origins & meanings

  • American : All good

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from the personal name Bono meaning ‘good’, from the Latin personal name Bonus, which was borne by a minor 3rd-century Christian saint, martyred at Rome with eleven companions under the Emperor Vespasian. It was adopted as a personal name partly in his honor and partly because of the transparently well-omened meaning.
  • Italian : nickname from b(u)ono ‘good’ (Latinbonus).
  • Hungarian (Bonó) : from a pet form of the personal name Bonifác (see Bonifacio).

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