Bunyan Family History
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Bunyan Name Meaning
English (Bedfordshire): nickname for someone disfigured by a lump or hump, from a diminutive of Old French bugne ‘swelling’, ‘protuberance’. The term bugnon was also applied to a kind of puffed-up fruit tart, and so the surname may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a baker of these.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bunda, Bunt, Banyas, Bussan, Bulman, Burman, Buchan, Susan, Budman