Bo - boys name

Bo name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Bo name meaning:

The name Bo is a short and simple name with a rich history and various meanings. It is of Scandinavian and Chinese origins, making it multicultural and diverse. In Scandinavian, Bo is a diminutive of the name Robert, meaning "bright" or "famous." It is also used as an independent given name, which could signify strength and bravery. In Chinese, Bo is a unisex name that can have multiple meanings depending on the characters used. It could mean "wave," which represents the energy and movement of water, or "precious," symbolizing something valuable and cherished.

Bo is a name that carries a sense of uniqueness and individuality, making it an attractive choice for parents seeking an unconventional and distinctive name for their son. With its diverse origins and meanings, the name Bo can represent qualities such as brightness, fame, strength, bravery, energy, and preciousness. Ultimately, the meaning of the name Bo can be interpreted and personalized by the individual who bears it, reflecting their own unique character and potential.

Origin: Scandinavian


Related names

Bo , Beaudean, Boase, Bodie , Bodin, Bodine, Bogdan , Bogdashka, Bogey, Bogie, Bogufal, Bogusz, Bogy, Bohusz, Boice, Boid, Boine, Boise, Bojanek, Bojek, Bojik, Bolek, Bonde, Bondon, Bonds, Bonifacio, Bonnar, Bonner, Boot, Boote, Bordin, Bordon, Boriss, Borris, Botolph, Botulf, Bovra, Bovrek, Bovrik, Bovza, Bovzek, Bow , Bowdoin, Boyn

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Overall UK ranking: 1117 out of 4789

25 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Bo

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