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Bo - Meaning of Bo

What does Bo mean?

Meaning of the name BoBonnieBeauBonitaBowBonnettaBunitaBonahBunieNitaBonieBonittaWilliamBonettaBonnitaBoni

[ 1 syll. bo ] The baby girl name Bo is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced B-aw †.

1: Bo's origin is Old Norse, and its use, Dutch and German. It is derived from the word búa which is of the meaning 'to live, to dwell, have a household'. The feminine name was made popular in the 20th century by the American actress Bo Derek (1956-). See Bo for more information.

Forms of Bo include the names Beau and Bow.

2: Bo is of Chinese origin. The meaning here is 'precious'.

In addition, Bo is a Spanish form of the English and Spanish Bonita.

See also the related categories, actress, dutch, american, chinese, and german.

Bo is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Bo include Bao, Bow, Bab, Babb, Babe, Bae, Bai, Baj, Baje, Bay, Baye, Bea, Beah, Beau, Bee, Bev, Bha, Biff, Bobbe, and Boo.

† English pronunciation for Bo: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)"

A famous person named Bo is Bo Derek, Actress, born Mary Cathleen Collins 20 November 1956, Long Beach, California.


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