Boye - Meaning of Boye
[ 2 syll. bo-ye, boy-e ] The baby boy name Boye is pronounced B-oyYeh- †. Boye is of Germanic and Dutch origin, and it is used largely in the Dutch language. The name was first used in the early medieval period. It is of obscure origin, possibly from a Dutch nickname for a 'boy'.
In addition, Boye is a variant form of the German Bodo in the Dutch language.
A variant form of Boye is the Frisian Boje.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Boye.
Boye is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Boye: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; OY as in "toy (T.OY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"