Bontempo Family History
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Bontempo Name Meaning
Italian: from the personal name Bontempo, meaning literally ‘good time’, i.e. ‘it was a good time, an auspicious moment, when you were born’, from Old Italian bono ‘good’ + tempo ‘time’ (Latin tempus ‘time’, ‘weather’, ‘season’). This was a name bestowed as an expression of gratitude for the birth of a much wanted child.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bonomo, Montano, Bonello, Botto, Fonte, Bonnema, Contrino, Montesano