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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Bonita
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Bonita in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Bonita:
Records indicate that 35,683 girls in the United States have been named Bonita since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1950, when 1,524 people in the U.S. were given the name Bonita. Those people are now 70 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Bonita
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3 Positive Comments
"My name is Bonita. I am 63 years old. Everyone has always called me Bonnie except for one uncle and I have many relatives. I did not mind being called Bonita,it rhymes with Anita. I sign my name Bonita on all important things and yes people do seam to not pronounce it correctly because they have not heard of it often they have only heard Bonnie. I love my name it is unique!" Mar. 27, 2017:
"It's lovely and unique. I named one of my novel characters Bonita." Jun. 30, 2013:
"My name is Bonita but everyone calls me Bonnie. Bonita means beautiful in Spanish I learned that in first grade. Almost everyone I know wishes they had my name and I'm glad because it truly is a useful name to have." Jul. 26, 2007:
1 Negative Comment
"My formal name is Bonita, and it has given me no end of grief. First, my parents pronounce it: "BONita" which I do not believe is correct. Second, everyone always wants to pronounce it BENita, which is also not correct. Third, people tend to think that I have Spanish parents, which I do not. I have been asked if I am Hispanic, which I am not, or from Cuba, which I am not. People stumble over pronouncing my name. I was very shy as a child, and the troubles with my name only compounded my shyness. When I went to college, I started calling myself "Bonnie." It was a tremendous relief to shed the burdensome "Bonita."" Sep. 24, 2010:
4 Neutral Comments
"I love it. My name is Bonita. It is a great conversation starter." Dec. 28, 2017:
"Ya! My crush name also a bonita . While i am tell or hear this name that make me a crazy... i am waiting for that name come front(first) of my name...this name is very sweety than the drink born vita .,..," Apr. 22, 2017:
"I sort of like the name Bonita, probably because it means pretty in Spanish. I like the formal name better than any nick names." Oct. 20, 2009:
"I have an aunt named bonita,who is 30, but she has always gone by "bonnie." The name bonita means "pretty."" Oct. 6, 2006:
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