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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Boo

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb boo
to show displeasure (after a performance or speech) by making a prolonged sound of “boo”.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  2. Show displeasure, as after a performance or speech

From Swedish Boo.

  1. A locality situated in Nacka Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden.

    Boo was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

    Notable Persons With the Name Boo

    Boo Weekley is an influential human. Boo was born on July 23rd, 1973. Boo is also known as Weekley and Thomas Brent.


    Boo Hewerdine is a musician. He was most active from 1982 to present. Boo was given the name Marcus Hewerdine on February 14th, 1961.


    Boo Williams is a football player. Boo was born on June 22nd, 1979 in Tallahassee, Florida.


    Boo Boo Davis is an electric blues musician. He has been prominent since 1950. Boo was given the name James Davis on November 4th, 1943. Boo is also known as Boo Boo Davis.


    Boo Harvey is a basketball player. Boo was born on October 1st, 1966 in Queens.


    Boo Morcom was an influential individual. Boo was born on May 1st, 1921. He passed away on October 3rd, 2012.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Boo

    Majin Boo is a famous individual.


    Gangsta Boo is a hip hop music, horrorcore, and gangsta rap rapping. She was most prominent from 1995 to present. Gangsta was given the name Lola Mitchell on August 7th, 1979. Gangsta is also known as The Devil's Daughter, Lady Boo, and Gangsta Boo.


    Betty Boo is a dance-pop and hip hop music musician. She has been prominent since 1989. Betty was given the name Alison Moira Clarkson on March 6th, 1970 in Kensington, London, England.


    Katherine Boo is an investigative journalist and investigative journalism. Katherine was born on August 12th, 1964. Katherine is also known as Boo and Kate.


    Junfeng Boo is a famous human. Junfeng was born on December 4th, 1983.


    Lee Boo was an important somebody. Lee was born in 1764 in Palau. Lee is also known as Prince Lee Boo. He passed away in 1784.


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    Popularity of Boo as a last name

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    Common last names for Boo

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    • Kim

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Boo U.S.
      White 48.43% 64.26%
      African American 2.56% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 38.98% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 2.76% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 5.31% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Boo

    People with the last name Boo are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Boo

    • How Popular is the name Boo? As a last name Boo was the 42,640th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Boo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Boo is Sunday, April 14th, 1889.
    • How unique is the name Boo? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Boo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Boo: Your name in reverse order is Oob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Obo. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Boo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 508 people with the last name Boo.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boo as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    What does the name Boo mean?

    Bis for buddy, everyone is your pal.

    Ois for objective, always impartial

    Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
    • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.