Meaning and Origin of: Boe

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swedish (Boé) : from bo ‘farm’, ‘dwelling’ + the ornamental suffix .
  • Respelling of Norwegian Bø or Bøe, a topographic name from Old Norsebýr ‘farm’.
  • Danish : from Bo, a derivative of the Nordic personal name Bui.
  • Dutch and North German : reduced form of Bode, originally pronounced as two syllables.
  • Frisian (Böe) : from the personal nameBoye.