Bobo

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Shortening of bourgeois bohemian, popularized by David Brooks to describe the 1990s equivalent of the yuppie.

  1. A materialistic person who affects an anti-materialistic persona.
  2. A self-styled bodyguard or groupie of the nouveau riche (such as a professional athlete or musician)
  3. An imitation of something, particularly a well known product, usually lower in quality than the original.

bobo was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, French, Hiligaynon, Portuguese, Spanish, and Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Bobo

Bobo Brazil was a wrestler. Bobo was born on July 10th, 1924 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He breathed his last breath on January 20th, 1998.

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Bobo Chan is a pop music singing. She was most active from 2001 to 2008.

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Bobo Shashi is a film score composer, music director, singer, instrumentalist, arranger, and programmer. He was most active from 2000 to present. Bobo was born on October 12th, 1981 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Bobo is also known as Bobo.

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Bobô is a soccer player for the Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Beşiktaş J.K., Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Kayserispor, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Bobô was born on January 9th, 1985 in Gravatá.

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Bobo Baldé is a soccer player for the Olympique de Marseille, FC Mulhouse, AS Cannes, Toulouse FC, Celtic F.C., Valenciennes FC, AC Arles-Avignon, and Guinea national football team. Bobo was born on October 5th, 1975 in Marseille.

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Bobo Olson was a boxer. Bobo was born on July 11th, 1928 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. He passed away on January 16th, 2002.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bobo

Jonah Bobo is an actor and comedian. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Jonah was born on January 24th, 1997 in Roosevelt Island.

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DJ BoBo is a eurodance singing, songwriter, dance, and record producer. He was most active from 1989 to present. DJ was given the name Peter René Cipiriano Baumann on January 5th, 1968.

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Holly was given the name Holly Lynn Bobo on October 12th, 1990.

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Bobô is a soccer player for the Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Beşiktaş J.K., Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Kayserispor, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Bobô was born on January 9th, 1985 in Gravatá.

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Willie Bobo was an afro-cuban jazz and boogaloo musician. He plays Timbales, Conga, and Percussion instrument. Willie was given the name William Correa on February 28th, 1934. He died on September 15th, 1983.

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Mike was born on April 9th, 1974 in Augusta, Georgia. Mike is also known as Bobo and Robert Michael.

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Popularity of Bobo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bobo U.S.
  White 56.95% 64.26%
  African American 37.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bobo

People with the last name Bobo are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bobo

  • How Popular is the name Bobo? Bobo is the 83,700th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bobo was the 3,828th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bobo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Bobo in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bobo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bobo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bobo is Monday, December 25th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Bobo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bobo was in 1935 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bobo: Your name in reverse order is Obob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bobo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bobo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,254 people with the last name Bobo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bobo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Bobo as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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