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What does Both mean?

Both Pronunciation of Both [both] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Both is "dwelling place". Both is an alternate form of Booth (Middle English, Scandinavian).

Associated with: dwelling (home).


Both has 1 variant: Boothe.

2 more related forms via Booth: Boot and Boote.

Creative forms:
(male) Bath, Bouth, ..

(female) Bota, Botha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Both Demetri (B.D.), ..

How popular is Both?

Both is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#26267 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Both has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barth, Bat, Binh, Bo, Boas, Boaz, Bob, Bodhi, Boe, Bogy, Boid, Bond, Boni, Borg, Born, Bow, Boyd, Boyn, Butch, Jeth, Roth, Seth and Worth. These names tend to be more commonly used than Both.

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