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Bo

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English

Etymology

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

Proper noun

Singular
Bo

Plural
-

Bo

  1. A male given name in occasional use since the 1970s.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A female given name of obscure origin.

Danish

Etymology

Old Norse Búi.

Proper noun

Bo

  1. A male given name.

Dutch

Proper noun

Bo

  1. Both male and female first name.

Alternative spellings

Beau


Swedish

Etymology

Old Norse Búi " a dweller, long-time resident", originally a medieval byname.

Proper noun

Bo

  1. A male given name popular in the mid-twentieth century.

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