"well near the woods"

Boswell Origin and Meaning

The name Boswell is a boy's name of English origin meaning "well near the woods".

Waspy-sounding choice, well known in literature for Boswell's Life of Johnson.

Famous People Named Boswell

  • James Boswell9th Laird of Auchinleck, Scottish biographer of poet Samuel Jonson
  • Saint Boswell aka Saint BoisilScottish monk of Melrose Abbey

Boswell in Pop Culture

  • Lauren Boswell"Grey's Anatomy"
  • Sean Boswellmain character from movie "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift"