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Bo meaning and name origin

Bo \bo\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Bo), is pronounced boh. It is of Scandinavian origin. Short form of Robert and Beauregard; nickname of William. Usually a nickname used for boys and, due to actress Bo Derek, for girls. Football coach Bo Schembechler; sports celebrity Bo Jackson. See also Beau.

Bo has 1 variant form: Boe.

Bo is also pronounced similarly to Bay and Bow. Other suggested similar baby names are Bob, Jo and Mo.

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Popularity of Bo

Bo is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1043 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#52785 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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