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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boaz

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Wiktionary

From Biblical Hebrew בֹּ֫עַז (Bṓʿaz).

  1. The second husband of Ruth. (biblical character)
  2. A male given name of biblical origin, in occasional use.

Notable Persons Named Boaz

Boaz Yakin is a writer, director, and producer. Boaz was born on June 20th, 1966 in New York City.

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Boaz Myhill is a soccer player for the West Bromwich Albion F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Stoke City F.C., Bristol City F.C., Bradford City A.F.C., Macclesfield Town F.C., Stockport County F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Birmingham City F.C., England national under-20 football team, and Wales national footb. Boaz was born on November 9th, 1982 in Modesto, California, United States.

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Boaz Weinstein is a founder of saba capital management. Boaz was born in 1973.

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Boaz Solossa is a soccer player for the Persipura Jayapura, Indonesia national under-17 football team, Indonesia national under-19 football team, and Indonesia national under-23 football team. Boaz was born on March 16th, 1986 in Sorong (city).

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Boaz van de Beatz is an electronic dance music, trap music, hardstyle, dutch hip hop, dubstep, and moombahton record producer and disc jockey. He has been prominent since 2008. Boaz was given the name Boaz de Jong on December 15th, 1988 in Netherlands. Boaz is also known as Boaz de Jong (birth name).

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Boaz Davidson is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, director, producer, and writer. Boaz was born on November 8th, 1943 in Tel Aviv.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Boaz

G. was born on March 31st, 1908 in Palliyadi. He breathed his last breath in 1965.

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Noel was born on February 8th, 1952.

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Sam was born in 1917. He breathed his last breath on February 8th, 2013.

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C. was born in Kanyakumari. C. is also known as Thozhar Bose..

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How popular is the baby name Boaz in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1928 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1967 6 0 6
1970 6 0 6
1972 8 0 8
1974 13 0 13
1975 5 0 5
1976 8 0 8
1977 6 0 6
1979 11 0 11
1980 10 0 10
1981 7 0 7
1982 11 0 11
1983 8 0 8
1984 7 0 7
1985 8 0 8
1986 12 0 12
1987 8 0 8
1988 6 0 6
1989 12 0 12
1990 10 0 10
1991 17 0 17
1992 22 0 22
1993 21 0 21
1994 11 0 11
1995 15 0 15
1996 24 0 24
1997 13 0 13
1998 22 0 22
1999 25 0 25
2000 30 0 30
2001 25 0 25
2002 38 0 38
2003 34 0 34
2004 48 0 48
2005 53 0 53
2006 56 0 56
2007 54 0 54
2008 54 0 54
2009 81 0 81
2010 80 0 80
2011 81 0 81
2012 93 0 93
2013 125 0 125
2014 117 0 117
2015 133 0 133
2016 160 0 160
2017 145 0 145

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Popularity of Boaz as a first name

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Popularity of Boaz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boaz U.S.
  White 85.87% 64.26%
  African American 5.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boaz

People with the last name Boaz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boaz

  • How Popular is the name Boaz? Boaz is the 7,375th most popular name of all time. As a last name Boaz was the 10,204th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Boaz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,749 babies born with the first name Boaz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Boaz to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Boaz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1928 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Boaz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Boaz is Wednesday, September 27th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Boaz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Boaz was in 2016 with a total of 160 babies.
  • Random Boaz Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Boaz is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Boaz: Your name in reverse order is Zaob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bzoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boaz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,157 people with the last name Boaz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boaz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Boaz as their last name.

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