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Bonita – Name Meaning, Origin, Popularity

Meaning of Bonita:

Bonita is of Spanish origin and means “pretty” or “beautiful.” The name encapsulates a sense of loveliness and is a fitting choice for parents who want to celebrate the beauty in their child.

Origin and History of Bonita:

The name Bonita is a term of endearment, expressing affection towards someone by calling them “beautiful” in a warm and friendly manner. The name is taken directly from the word “Bonita,” which translates directly to beautiful.

Popularity of Bonita:

According to the United States Social Security Administration, Bonita is the 717th most popular name in the United States. An estimated 59,792 have this name, and there are 18.75 people with this name for every 100,000 Americans.

This name is commonly used in Spanish-speaking cultures and regions influenced by Spanish and Italian languages. It may be found in various Spanish-speaking communities around the world.

Famous People Named Bonita:

  1. Bonita Granville (Bonita Granville): Bonita Granville was an American film and television actress. She was nominated for an Academy Award at the age of 14 for her role in the film “These Three.”
  2. Bonita Norris (Bonita Norris): Bonita Norris is a British mountaineer and adventurer. She became the youngest British woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest at the age of 22.
  3. Bonita Tindle (Bonita Tindle): Bonita Tindle gained attention for her involvement in a controversial incident related to a protest at the University of California, Berkeley.

Nicknames for Bonita:

Some common nicknames for Bonita include:

  1. Bonnie
  2. Boni

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