Meaning and Origin of: Booz

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Swift, strong

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Dutch : variant of Boos. Debrabandere suggests it may also be habitational name for someone from Booze in Trembleur in the Belgian province of Liège.
  • South German and Swiss German : regional (Alemannic) nickname from Middle High German boese ‘ridiculous person’, ‘low-standing servant’ or from a Germanic personal name Bozo (See Bosshart 1).