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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boe

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  • A user from Australia says the name Boe is of Unknown origin and means "Gift from the gods".

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Wiktionary
  1. Abbreviation of Bank of England.
  2. Abbreviation of board of education.
  3. Initialism of barrel of oil equivalent. (a unit of energy)

BOE was also found in the following language(s): Translingual

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boe

Alisha Boe is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Alisha was born on March 6th, 1997 in Oslo.

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Alfie Boe is a crossover music and operatic pop musician. He has been prominent since 1999. Alfie was given the name Alfred Giovanni Roncalli Boe on September 29th, 1973 in Blackpool. Alfie is also known as Boe, Alfred Giovanni Roncalli; Boe, Alf; Boe, and Alfred.

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Mathias was born on July 11th, 1980 in Frederikssund.

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Eric Boe is a fighter pilot.

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Christoffer was born on May 7th, 1974 in Rungsted Kyst, Denmark. Christoffer is also known as Christoffer Boes.

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Roy was born on September 14th, 1929. He passed away on June 7th, 2009.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 7 0 7
1972 5 0 5
1973 10 0 10
1974 15 0 15
1975 10 0 10
1976 12 0 12
1977 18 0 18
1978 9 0 9
1979 13 0 13
1980 22 0 22
1981 14 0 14
1982 27 0 27
1983 16 0 16
1984 22 0 22
1985 11 0 11
1986 15 0 15
1987 17 0 17
1988 7 0 7
1989 15 0 15
1990 12 0 12
1991 8 0 8
1992 8 0 8
1993 10 0 10
1994 11 0 11
1995 10 0 10
1996 11 0 11
1997 11 0 11
1998 15 0 15
1999 8 0 8
2000 10 0 10
2001 10 0 10
2002 13 0 13
2003 14 0 14
2004 15 0 15
2005 19 0 19
2006 22 0 22
2007 19 0 19
2008 31 0 31
2009 16 0 16
2010 26 0 26
2011 35 0 35
2012 23 0 23
2013 41 7 34
2014 37 0 37
2015 39 0 39
2016 39 0 39
2017 34 0 34

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Popularity of Boe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boe U.S.
  White 92.00% 64.26%
  African American 1.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boe

People with the last name Boe are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boe

  • How Popular is the name Boe? Boe is the 12,034th most popular name of all time. As a last name Boe was the 8,556th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Boe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 812 babies born with the first name Boe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Boe to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Boe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Boe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Boe is Thursday, March 8th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Boe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Boe was in 2015 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Boe Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Boe is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Boe: Your name in reverse order is Eob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ebo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,850 people with the last name Boe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boe? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Boe 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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