Meaning and Origin of: Bosworth

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old French : Forested town

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bōsa + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) has a different origin: an Old English personal name, Bār (frombār ‘boar’) + worð.