Origin of bonifaceafter Boniface, landlord in Farquhar's comedy, The Beaux' Stratagem
- (born Winfrid or Wynfrith) ( 675?-754?); Eng. monk & missionary in Germany: his day is June 5
- (born Benedetto Caetani) 1235?-1303; pope (1294-1303)
Origin of bonifaceAfter Boniface , an innkeeper in The Beaux' Stratagem by George Farquhar (1678-1707)
SaintOriginally Winfrid or Wynfrith. 675?-754
After Boniface, an innkeeper in The Beaux' Stratagem by George Farquhar, 1707.
- A male given name of mainly historical use.