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What does Boase mean?

Boase Pronunciation of Boase [boase] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation. Boase is an alternate form of Boaz (Hebrew): possibly "swiftness".


Boase has 1 variant: Boas.

Creative forms:
(male) Beese, Boace, ..

(female) Boabe, Boasa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Boase Rayden (B.R.), ..

How popular is Boase?

Boase is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#59293 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Boaz (#1325 in recent rankings) is the only prominent alternative form of Boase (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Boase is widespread among parents presently (#1325). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Boaz in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Boase and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Boase is pronounced similarly to Baz, Bazz and Boyce. Other recommended names are Bake, Bale, Bane, Beale, Blade, Blaise, Blake, Blane, Blase, Blayse, Blaze, Bodie, Boe, Bogie, Boine, Boone, Boote, Borne, Bowie, Boyde, Boyne, Brae, Braser, Brose, Bryse, Case, Chase, Jase, Jose, Moise, Morse, Mose and Rosse. These names tend to be more commonly used than Boase.