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Bonita is, in fact, a very beautiful name. Though the meaning is simple, the somewhat exotic feeling makes it a good fit for those looking for a unique name. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Bonita:

Spanish: pretty

Origin of the name Bonita:

Bonita is a name of Spanish origin that simply means “pretty”.

Symbolism of the name Bonita:

Bonita's symbolism is fairly straightforward – it symbolizes that a family finds a daughter to be beautiful.

Style of the name Bonita:


Gender of the name Bonita:

Bonita is almost always used as a female name.

Pronunciation of the name Bonita:


Number of syllables in the name Bonita:


Emotion evoked from the name Bonita:

Bontia is a name that evokes pleasant emotions, including joy and whimsy.

Alternative spellings for the name Bonita:

  • Boneeta
  • Bownita
  • Bonitah

Nicknames for the name Bonita:

Popularity of the name Bonita:

According to the Social Security Administration, Bonita last ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States in 1976 as the 988th most popular baby girl name. It peaked in popularity in 1950 as the 181st most popular baby girl name.

Related names for the name Bonita:

Great middle names for Bonita and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Bonita:

  • Bonita Granville (American actress)
  • Bonita Langford (British actress)
  • Bonita Pietila (American producer)

Bonitas in popular culture:

  • Bonita Flamingo (character from the show Noddy)
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