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About the Bonnett surname

Surname: Bonnett

Definition: An occupational surname from the Old French "bonet," used to describe a maker of bonnets. It can also be a nickname for a handsome person, from the northern dialect "bonnie" meaning "fine or beautiful", which is still a Scottish word, apparently a diminutive of the Old French "bon" meaning "good".

Alternate Spellings: Bonet, Bonnet, Bonnette, Bonnyson, Bonnin, Bunnett