What does Boone mean?
Boone /boo-ne/ 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.
VariationsKreatif forms: Booce, Boode, Boona. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Boone for boys. Boone has not been listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Boone is pronounced similarly to Bain, Ban, Bane, Bayne, Ben▼, Benn, Benne, Binh, Boine, Bowen▲, Bowin, Boyn and Boyne. Other recommended similar baby names are Berne, Bjorne, Blane, Boase, Boe, Bogie, Bond, Boni, Booker▼, Boote, Booth, Boothe, Born, Borne, Boyce▼, Boyde, Brooke, Burne, Coyne, Doane, Donne, Leone, Lorne▼, Roone and Stone▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Boone.