English and Scottish
"small dwelling place, shed"

Booth Origin and Meaning

The name Booth is a boy's name of English origin meaning "small dwelling place, shed".

Short but not particularly sweet surname.

Famous People Named Booth

  • Booth TarkingtonAmerican writer
  • John Wilkes Boothassassin of Abraham Lincoln
  • Booth SavageActor
  • Junius Boothactor and the father of John Wilkes Booth

Booth in Pop Culture

  • Seeley Joseph Boothcharacter on TV's "Bones," commonly goes by "Booth"
  • Jared Boothcharacter on TV's "Bones"
  • Agent Ryan Boothcharacter on TV's "Quantico"