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What does Boe mean?

Boe Pronunciation of Boe [boe] as a boys' name is a French and Scandinavian name, and the meaning of the name Boe is "handsome; admirer; sweetheart". Boe is an alternate form of Beau (French): short variation of Beauregard. Boe is also a variant of Bo (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian, handsome.


2 relations via Beau, Bo: Beal and Beale.

Creative forms:
(male) Ba, Bore, ..

(female) Boel, Bone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Boe Deon (B.D.), ..

How popular is Boe?

Boe is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#7782 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Boe (unlisted) are Beau (#203 in recent rankings) and Bo (#616). These forms of Boe were favored as birth names today (median #409). Beau and Bo are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beau, Bo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beau outside U.S.

Similar Names

Boe is alike in pronunciation to Bay, Bayou, Bow and Bowie. Other recommended names are Bob, Coe, Joe, Moe, Noe and Roe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Boe.

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