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Boston - Meaning of Boston

What does Boston mean?

[ 2 syll. bos-ton, bo-st-on ] The baby boy name Boston is pronounced as BAOS-TahN †. Boston is of English origin and it is also used mainly in English. Boston's meaning is 'from Boston, Massachusetts'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name.

Variation transcriptions of Boston include Bostan, Bosten, Bostin, Bostun, and Bostyn.

The contracted forms Bos and Bost, and the diminutive form Boss are other variants of the name.

Boston is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2014 with 0.024% of baby boys being named Boston. It ranked at #555 then. In 2018, it ranked at #639 with a usage of 0.021%, and it was the most frequently used among all boy names in its group.

Baby names that sound like Boston include Badin, Badon, Bogdan, Bostyn, Bustan, Bastiaan, Bastian, Bastien, and Bastiano.

† Pronunciation for Boston: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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