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Gender: F Origin of Boo: Word name or nickname

Boo may have started out as a nickname for the male character Arthur "Boo" Radley in To Kill A Mockingbird and these days may be closely associated with another male Boo, the "world's cutest dog" or with the adorable little girl in Monsters, Inc.

A couple of other contemporary female references: reality television's Honey Boo Boo and chef Jamie Oliver's daughter Daisy Boo Pamela. And it's an equal opportunity term of endearment.

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Famous People Named Boo

Elizabeth "Boo" Trundle, American singer-songwriter
Boo Saville, English contemporary artist
Daisy Boo Pamela Oliver, daughter of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver
Betty Boo (born Alison Moira Clarkson), English singer

Pop Culture References for the name Boo

Boo, little girl in Pixar's "Monsters Inc."
Carrie Black aka "Big Boo," character on TV's "Orange Is the New Black"
Bettina ¨Boo¨ Jordan, a character in ABC Family's "Bunheads"
Bhuvana "Boo" Chodhari, character in the Maureen Johnson book series "Shades of London"
"The Boo," book by author Pat Conroy
Sirena Von Boo, daughter of a ghost (father) and a mermaid (mother) in "Monster High" show and series