Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bono m. Latin bonus 'good, kind, right, pleasant; valid, useful, healthy'.

England
Walloon
1583 Bon RWC p. 6; 1591 Bon ibid. p. 18; 1592 Bon ibid. p. 25
France
Latin
1503 Bono (abl) MHCG2 278
1067x74 Bonetus (nom) CartNDSaintes XIII; fin11thC Boneti (gen) St-Barnard-Romans no. 154; 1239 Boneti (gen) ibid. 382b; 1273 Boneti (gen) RegToul-13thC p. 23
Old French
1299/1300 Bonet (obl) HAP p. 388
Middle French
1572 Bon RegPCC-1 p. 668
1440 Bonnet Laroche no. 5; 1477–1478 Bonnet ibid. no. 4; 1479 Bonnet ibid. no. 2
Italy
Latin
1163 Bonus (nom) Livi p. 39; 1253 Bonus (nom) MonRav-1 CLIX; 1285 Boni (gen) Perugia1285 p. 157; 1296 Bonus (nom) BBC-Berg p. XLV; 1310 Bono (dat) MonRav-2 CCCL, Bonus (nom) ibid. CCCL; 1348 Boni (gen) INP 20; 1366 Buoni (gen) Livi 15; 1367 Bonus (nom) ibid. 117; 1368 Buoni (gen) ibid. 212, Buono (abl) ibid. 212, Buonum (acc) ibid. 212; 1369 Boni (gen) ibid. 252; 1404 Boni (gen) CatTir1 22, Bono (dat) ibid. 22, Bonum (acc) ibid. 22, Bonus (nom) ibid. 22; 1406 Bonus (nom) ibid. 26
1160 Boneto (abl) Livi p. 42
Italian
1513x1521 Bono LeoX p. 33
Switzerland
Latin
1165 Boni (gen) CartHaut 16; 1235 Bono (nom) CLC p. 48
Middle French
1555 Bon MHCG2 334
Early New High German
1555 Bon (nom) MHCG2 336
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Bono". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Bono.