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Boy Name: Boone

Name: Boone
Pronunciation: \bo(o)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: good
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Boyne, Boine
Similar Names: Boote, Borne, Roone
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 480


Boone \bo(o)-ne\ as a boy's name is pronounced boon. It is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Boone is "good". In origin from Old French "bon" (Latin "bonus"). Daniel Boone (18th century), the legendary American frontier hero, has influenced the use of the surname as a given name.

Baby names that sound like Boone are Boyne and Boine. Other similar baby names are Boote, Borne and Roone.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Boone.


Boone is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#480 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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