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Gender: M Meaning of Boone: "a blessing" Origin of Boone: English from French

Boone is one of the advancing herd of lean and lanky cowboy names with a laid-back, backwoods, Western feel--and surprising French roots. It's inevitably linked with legendary frontiersman Daniel, and also with the positive connotations of the word boon.

T.(for Thomas) Boone Pickens is a high-profile business magnate; Boone Carlyle was a fiery character on TV's "Lost."

Famous People Named Boone

Daniel Boone - American frontiersman
Boone Logan - American baseball player for the NY Yankees
Boone Jenner - Canadian hockey player for the Columbus Blue Jackets
Boone McCoy (b. 2011), son of country singer Eric Church

Pop Culture References for the name Boone

Boone Carlyle, played by Ian Somerhalder on 'LOST'
Boone McCaw, country singer made by Duncan Penn of The Buried Life
Boone, the young foster child in Morgan Freeman's Just Like The Sun
Boone Caudill, 'man without a home' central character of the popular American historical novel The Big Sky (1947) by A. B. Guthrie
Herman Boone, the coach in American Sports Drama Film; Remember the Titans (2000)
Boone Mackenzie, child character from TV series "American Gothic"
Boone, a character in the TV series, 'The Waltons'