Bond Name Meaning

English: status name for a peasant farmer or husbandman, Middle English bonde (Old English bonda, bunda, reinforced by Old Norse bóndi). The Old Norse word was also in use as a personal name, and this has given rise to other English and Scandinavian surnames alongside those originating as status names. The status of the peasant farmer fluctuated considerably during the Middle Ages; moreover, the underlying Germanic word is of disputed origin and meaning. Among Germanic peoples who settled to an agricultural life, the term came to signify a farmer holding lands from, and bound by loyalty to, a lord; from this developed the sense of a free landholder as opposed to a serf. In England after the Norman Conquest the word sank in status and became associated with the notion of bound servitude. Swedish: variant of Bonde.

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List of People with Surname Bond

According to our database, there are a total of 17,352 people with the surname Bond. Among these people surnamed Bond, there are about 1,175 unique names, with an average of 14 people who have the same name. Sarah Bond, Larry Bond and Sandra Bond are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Bond, with 119, 90 and 90 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Texas has the largest number of people surnamed Bond, with a total of 1,410 people, and there are a total of 598 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Bond, with a total of 1,214 people and an average of 547 unique names.