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"BONNET. George Bonnet, late box-master of the landmen of Borroustounness, 1688 (Laing, 2868). Bonnet is a common French surname. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Bonnet

Wikipedia Charles Bonnet (March 13, 1720 ? May 20, 1793), Swiss naturalist and philosophical writer, was born at Geneva, of a French family driven into Switzerland by the religious persecution in the 16th century.
Wikipedia Georges-?tienne Bonnet (22/23 July 1889 ? 18 June 1973) was a French politician and leading figure in the Radical-Socialist Party.
Wikipedia Graham Bonnet (born 23 December 1947) is an English rock vocalist and songwriter.
Wikipedia Bernard Bonnet (born February 11, 1948), French civil servant, is best known for being the first prefect since World War II to be convicted of an offense committed in the course of his duties, his role in the "Affair of the beach huts".
Wikipedia Luis Alberto Bonnet (born 27 April 1971 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine - Peruvian football striker.
Wikipedia Johan Rudolf Bonnet (30 March 1895, Amsterdam - 18 April 1978, Laren) was a Dutch artist who lived much of his life in the town of Ubud on Bali, Indonesia.
Wikipedia Guy Bonnet is an author, composer, and singer, born in Avignon, France in 1945.
Wikipedia Sebastian Bonnet (born April 27, 1978), also billed as Antoine Korda, is a Slovak actor who stars in gay pornographic films.
Wikipedia Robert Bonnet (February 17, 1851 ? October 13, 1921) was a German anatomist born in Augsburg.
Wikipedia Carlos Bonnet (sometimes Carlos Bonet) (October 29, 1892 ? January 16, 1983) was a Venezuelan composer, orchestra conductor, and militar.