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Gender: M Origin of Boo: Word name or nickname

Boo as a first name first achieved notoriety as the name of the child-man in Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. Arthur "Boo" Radley was meant to be frightening, but only in a simple, non-threatening way. More recently, Boo has been used as the middle name of one of chef Jamie Oliver's children and the nickname in the middle of television's Honey Boo Boo. Boo is also the name of the world's cutest dog and of the adorable little girl in Monsters Inc. In a more basic way, Boo is a term of endearment.

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Famous People Named Boo

Thomas Brent "Boo" Weekley, American golfer
Mark "Boo" Hewerdine, English singer-songwriter of The Bible
Eddie Lee "Boo" Williams, American NFL player
Curley "Boo" Johnson, American basketball player
Booboo Stewart, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Boo

Arthur "Boo" Radley, character in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee