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Boswell meaning and name origin
Boswell \b(o)-swe-ll, bos-well\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Boswell is "well near the woods". Place name. James Boswell (18th century) was a man of letters and the biographer of his contemporary, the lexicographer Samuel Johnson.
Baby names that sound like Boswell are Bosley, Bosly, Boslee and Boslea. Other similar baby names are Caswell and Oswell.
Popularity of Boswell
Boswell is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1344 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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