Complete Definition of "Bo"

see|Appendix:Variations of "bo"

English

Etymology
Either borrowed from Scandinavian Bo, ON. Búi " resident", from búa "to live, to dwell", bú "dwellingplace", with similar meanings in modern Swedish and Danish; or a spelling variant of the male given name Beau.

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. given name|male in occasional use since the 1970s.
  2. context|rare given name|female of obscure origin.

Danish

Etymology
ON.|lang=da Búi.

Proper noun
infl|da|proper noun

  1. given name|male||da:.

Dutch

Proper noun
Bo

  1. Both male and female first name.

Alternative spellings
Beau


Swedish

Etymology
ON.|lang=sv Búi " a dweller, long-time resident", originally a medieval byname.

Proper noun
infl|sv|proper noun

  1. given name|male||sv: popular in the mid-twentieth century.
Related terms
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hypocorism|Hypocoristic form: Bosse

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