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"BONE. This name is common in Ayrshire, and six of the name are recorded in the Edinburgh Marriage Register from 1640. It has been suggested that the name is a variant of Bonar (Sc. Ant., rv, p. 114), but this is improbable. It may be from French le bon, 'the good.' A contemporary Scottish family of this name of remarkable genius is composed of Captain David Bone, of the Anchor Line, his brother James Bone, editor of the Manchester Guardian, Muirhead Bone the artist, Stephen Bone who did the mural paintings in the Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, and Freda Bone, daughter of Captain David Bone, who also is an artist. The name may be from Bohun, a place near Carentan, in France. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Bone

Wikipedia Bryon McCane ll (born September 12, 1976), better known by his stage name Bizzy Bone is an American rapper and is a member of the Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Wikipedia Steven Howse (born September 23, 1975) better known by his stage name of Layzie Bone (or alias "The #1 Assassin"),and since his 2001 debut album Thug By Nature he also went by the name L-Burna.
Wikipedia Anthony Henderson (born June 17, 1974) better known as Krayzie Bone, is a two-time Grammy Award-winning artist and member of the rap/hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
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Wikipedia Peter William Bone (born 19 October 1952) is a British Conservative Party politician and Member of Parliament for Wellingborough.
Wikipedia Henry Bone (1755?1834), Cornish enamel painter, was born at Truro.
Wikipedia Homer Truett Bone (January 25, 1883 ? March 11, 1970) was a United States federal judge and Senator from Washington.
Wikipedia Sir Muirhead Bone (23 March, 1876 ? 21 October, 1953) was a Scottish etcher, drypoint and watercolour artist.
Wikipedia Ian Bone (born August 28 1947), is a prominent British anarchist and an active publisher of anarchist newspapers and tabloids, such as "Class War" and "The Bristolian".
Wikipedia Sir James Drummond Bone FRSA is a British academic.
Wikipedia Richard Bone (born February 3, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American electronic musician.
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Wikipedia Ponty Bone is a Texan accordionist who has led his 1980s band, the Squeezetones to international popularity over a twenty year period.
Wikipedia Ken Bone is the head men's basketball coach at Washington State University.
Wikipedia James "Jimmy" Bone (born 22 September 1949) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a striker.
Wikipedia Alexander 'Alex' Bone (born 26 February, 1971 in Stirling) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a forward.
Wikipedia Eduardo Andr?s Bon? Sa? (born February 22, 1990 in Esmeraldas) is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays for LDU Quito.