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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bou

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

O is for original, one of a kind!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bou

Gustavo Bou is a soccer player for the Racing Club de Avellaneda, Club Atlético River Plate, Club Olimpo, LDU Quito, and Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata. Gustavo was born on February 18th, 1990 in Concordia, Entre Ríos.


Toni Bou is an athlete for the Montesa Honda. Toni was born on October 17th, 1986 in Piera.



Serrano Bou is a in the fields of painting, visual artist, spaces design, and graphic design.. Serrano was given the name Quim Serrano Bou in 1952 in Blanes.


Xavi Bou is an athlete for the UE Rubí.


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Popularity of Bou as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bou U.S.
  White 16.55% 64.26%
  African American 1.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 45.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 33.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bou

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

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Fun Facts about the name Bou

  • How Popular is the name Bou? As a last name Bou was the 24,186th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bou first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bou is Wednesday, January 13th, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Bou? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bou. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bou: Your name in reverse order is Uob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bou. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bou? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,039 people with the last name Bou.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bou? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bou as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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