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What does Boone mean?

Boone Pronunciation of Boone [boone] as a boys' name is pronounced boon. It is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Boone is "good". In origin from Old French "bon" (Latin "bonus"). Daniel Boone (18th century), the legendary American frontier hero, has influenced the use of the surname as a given name.

Associated with: good, old, 18th century, legendary (mythology), hero, surname.


Creative forms:
(male) Boode, Boonea, ..

(female) Boole, Boona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Boone Octavio (B.O.), ..

How popular is Boone?

Boone is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#587 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Boone reached its peak position of #940 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Boone name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Boone is pronounced similarly to Bain, Ban, Bane, Bayne, Ben, Benn, Benne, Binh, Boine, Bowen, Bowin, Boyn and Boyne. Other recommended names are Berne, Bjorne, Blane, Boase, Bodie, Bodine, Boe, Bogie, Bond, Boni, Bonner, Booker, Boot, Boote, Booth, Boothe, Born, Borne, Bourne, Bowie, Boyce, Boyde, Bron, Brooke, Brose, Burne, Byrne, Coyne, Doane, Donne, Leone, Lonne, Lorne, Roane, Roone and Stone. These names tend to be more commonly used than Boone.

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