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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bonney, William H. Bonney, Billie the Kidnoun

    United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)


  1. bonney

    As a name, Bonney is considered a variant of the popular feminine name Bonnie which means "pretty" or "cheerful" in English. It's also associated with the famous American cowboy and outlaw Billy the Kid, whose real name was William H. Bonney. There isn't a specific general definition for 'Bonney' as it's usually used as a proper name. The interpretation of the word may vary based on the context it's used.


  1. Bonney

    Bonney is a village in Brazoria County, Texas, United States. The population was 310 at the 2010 census. Three Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisons for men are in an unincorporated section of Brazoria County adjacent to Bonney. The prisons are: ⁕Ramsey Unit ⁕Stringfellow Unit ⁕C. T. Terrell Unit

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bonney is ranked #7413 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bonney surname appeared 4,491 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Bonney.

    78.6% or 3,533 total occurrences were White.
    11% or 498 total occurrences were Black.
    6.1% or 278 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 96 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 52 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.7% or 34 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bonney in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bonney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    of persons; taken advantage of
    • A. victimised
    • B. obnoxious
    • C. occasional
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