Name
BONIFACE

Name BONIFACE

Between 1900 and 2022 there were 1,221 births of Boniface in the countries below, which represents an average of 10 births of children bearing the first name Boniface per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Boniface   
In Italiano Nome Boniface   


Information about the first name Boniface

We celebrate Boniface on June 5th
The first name Boniface has been assigned to:
82.15% to boys
17.85% to girls
The country where the first name Boniface is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 8 letters including 4 vowels and 4 consonants

Boniface in Japanese *

Romajibonifasu
Katakanaボニファス
Hiraganaぼにふぁす
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Boniface in Japanese
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Boniface in sign language

Boniface in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Boniface

US English
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • After Boniface, the innkeeper in George Farquhar's 1707 comedic play The Beaux' Stratagem.
Noun src :
  • boniface (plural bonifaces)
  • The proprietor of a hotel or restaurant; an innkeeper.
Pronunciation src :
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɑn.ə.fɪs/, /-fəs/, /-ˌfeɪs/
  • (UK) /ˈbɒn.əˌfeɪs/
Proper noun src :
Given name (Athletes) src :
  • Boniface Ambani (born 1982), Kenyan retired footballer
  • Boniface Toroitich Kiprop (born 1985), Ugandan long-distance runner
  • Boniface Merande (born 1962), Kenyan retired middle-distance runner
  • Boniface N'Dong (born 1977), Senegalese retired professional basketball player
  • Boniface Simutowe (1949–2014), Zambian soccer player
  • Boniface Songok (born 1980), Kenyan middle-distance runner
  • Boniface Usisivu (born 1974), Kenyan marathon runner
Given name (Other) src :
Given name (Politicians) src :
  • Boniface Alexandre (born 1936), Haitian politician, acting President of Haiti (2004–2006)
  • Boniface Berthin Zakahely, Malagasy politician
  • Boniface S. Emerengwa (born 1959), Nigerian lawyer and politician
  • Boniface Florescu (1848–1899), Romanian polygraph and politician
  • Boniface Kabaka (1966–2020), Kenyan politician
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • St Boniface Down
FR French
Etymology src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /bɔ.ni.fas/
Proper noun src :
 

Popularity of the name Boniface

Number of BONIFACE births per year

Total births of Boniface by country

Births with the first name Boniface
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
973
218
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
13
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
6
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
4
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
4
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
1
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
1
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
1
0

Comments on the name Boniface

Personalities with the first name Boniface

There are 39 personalities with the first name Boniface


Boniface Viii
(Benedetto Caetani) src

Papal states
Writer Catholic priest


Boniface Ii
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Writer Catholic priest


Boniface V
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Writer Catholic priest


Boniface Vi
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Catholic priest Catholic bishop


Boniface Ier
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Writer Catholic priest


Boniface Iv
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Byzantine empire
Writer Catholic priest Catholic bishop


Boniface Ix
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Catholic priest


Boniface Iii
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Byzantine empire
Diplomat Catholic priest


Boniface De Mayence
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Kingdom of wessex Francia
Diplomat Missionary Catholic priest Catholic bishop


Boniface De Montferrat
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Monarch



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Boniface
Full list of personalities with the first name Boniface

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Boniface

There are 10 actors and actresses with the first name Boniface
Boniface Muguro
Boniface Chigorimbo
Boniface Chege
Boniface Loppoh
Boniface Santa Maria
Boniface Djihula
Boniface Mambwe
Boniface Thaçi
Boniface Chivuvenga
Boniface Bekiomani

Rankings of first name BONIFACE by country

Country ranking (boys)
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Country ranking (girls)
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No ranking of first name BONIFACE (female) births over the last year available in each country