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The nationality of Bonham can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Bonham may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Bonham Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Bonham come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Bonham originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Bonham family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Bonham vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Bonham were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Bonham.

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