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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boone

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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)
Wiktionary
  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

Notable Persons Named Boone

Boone Carlyle is a coo of a wedding company, lifeguard, and chief operating officer.

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Boone is also known as The Kentucky Cannibal.

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Boone Jenner is a hockey player for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2012 to present. Boone was born on June 15th, 1993 in Dorchester, Ontario.

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Boone Logan is a baseball player for the Colorado Rockies. Boone was born on August 13th, 1984 in San Antonio.

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Boone was born on February 6th, 1945 in Vallejo, California. Boone is also known as Kirkman and Daniel Victor.

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Boone was born in 1948.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Boone

Daniel was born on November 2nd, 1734 in Daniel Boone Homestead. He left this life on September 26th, 1820.

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Megan Boone is an actress. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Megan was born on April 29th, 1983 in Petoskey, Michigan, U.S.

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Pat Boone is a pop music, country music, and gospel music singer-songwriter, actor, motivational speaker, spokesman, and spokesperson. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 1954 to present. Pat was given the name Charles Eugene Boone on June 1st, 1934 in Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.

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Richard Boone was an actor. He was most active from 1949 to 1981. Richard was given the name Richard Allen Boone on June 18th, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He passed away on January 10th, 1981.

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Debby Boone is a pop, country, christian, country music, and christian music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1971. Debby was given the name Deborah Anne Boone on September 22nd, 1956 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. Debby is also known as Debby Boone Ferrer.

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs is a film promotion, public relations, and film marketing. She holds the title President, Academy of Motion Picture Arts, and Sciences. She has had major accomplishments since 1977. Cheryl was given the name Cheryl Boone in 1949 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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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 222 0 222
2016 295 0 295
2017 334 0 334

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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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Fun Facts about the name Boone

  • How Popular is the name Boone? Boone is the 5,363rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Boone was the 632nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Boone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,870 babies born with the first name Boone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Boone to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 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 2017 with a total of 334 babies.
  • Random Boone Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Boone is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2017.
  • 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 Neboo. 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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  • 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).
  • 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.
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