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since 1880
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in 2010

Boone

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 5 0 5
1903 5 0 5
1912 9 0 9
1913 8 0 8
1915 6 0 6
1916 8 0 8
1918 12 0 12
1919 12 0 12
1920 15 0 15
1921 9 0 9
1922 6 0 6
1923 9 0 9
1924 8 0 8
1925 6 0 6
1926 6 0 6
1927 11 0 11
1928 13 0 13
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1932 8 0 8
1933 7 0 7
1936 7 0 7
1937 5 0 5
1939 9 0 9
1940 7 0 7
1941 6 0 6
1950 9 0 9
1954 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1962 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 7 0 7
1970 6 0 6
1971 7 0 7
1973 11 0 11
1974 12 0 12
1975 10 0 10
1976 17 0 17
1977 13 0 13
1978 8 0 8
1979 18 0 18
1980 17 0 17
1981 16 0 16
1982 13 0 13
1983 13 0 13
1984 36 0 36
1985 34 0 34
1986 27 0 27
1987 25 0 25
1988 25 0 25
1989 18 0 18
1990 22 0 22
1991 21 0 21
1992 37 0 37
1993 24 0 24
1994 39 0 39
1995 28 0 28
1996 34 0 34
1997 27 0 27
1998 33 0 33
1999 25 0 25
2000 33 0 33
2001 36 0 36
2002 36 0 36
2003 37 0 37
2004 31 0 31
2005 53 0 53
2006 51 0 51
2007 61 0 61
2008 70 0 70
2009 88 0 88
2010 88 0 88
2011 93 0 93
2012 128 0 128
2013 158 0 158
2014 195 0 195
2015 220 0 220

Fun Facts about the name Boone

  • How many people with the first name Boone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,239 babies born with the first name Boone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Boone 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 Boone? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Boone first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Boone is Sunday, May 5th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Boone born? The highest recorded use of the first name Boone was in 2015 with a total of 220 babies.
  • Random Boone Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Boone is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Boone: Your name in reverse order is Enoob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ebnoo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boone? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 53,792 people with the last name Boone.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boone? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 18 of them will have Boone as their last name.
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Popularity of Boone as a first name

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Popularity of Boone as a last name

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Common last names for Boone

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boone U.S.
  White 62.39% 64.26%
  African American 31.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boone

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Boone" mean? The list below shows the origins of Boone as well as things modernly associated with the name Boone such as celebrities named Boone.

English

Origin and Meaning of Boone

The name "Boone" is of English origin, and it means "From Bohon in France". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Boone
Daniel Boone, a noted American frontiersman, 1734-1820.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An American pioneer and guide and explorer (1734-1820)
  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Iowa
  3. A town in North Carolina

Boone was also found in the following language(s): Saterland Frisian

Other Inspirations for the Name Boone

Boone And Sons
Boone Clinic
Boone Lost
Boone North Carolina
Boone Fallout
Boone Speedway
Boone Nc
Boone County Schools

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boone

Daniel Boone

Daniel was born in 1742 in Daniel Boone Homestead, Oley Valley, Berks County, Pennsylvania Colony.

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Richard Boone

Richard Boone is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1949 to 1980. Richard was born in 1917 as Richard Allen Boone in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Aaron Boone

Aaron Boone is a MLB player. Aaron was born in 1973 in La Mesa, California.

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Bret Boone

Bret Boone is a MLB player. Bret was born in 1969 in El Cajon, California.

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What does the name Boone mean?

Bis for bouquet, the flowers around you.

Ois for original, one of a kind!

Ois for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

Eis for explorer, always ready for the next journey

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