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Gender: Male Meaning of Boone: "a blessing" Origin of Boone: English from French Boone's Popularity in 2017: #717

The name Boone is a boy's name meaning "a blessing". Boone is ranked #717 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Guy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Opposite twins".

From the experts:

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. It debuted in the US Top 1000 in 2015.

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

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Famous People Named Boone

Boone Logan, American baseball player
Boone Jenner, Canadian hockey player
Boone Speed, American photographer and rock climber
(Thomas) Boone Pickens, American business mogul
Boone McCoy (b. 2011), son of country singer Eric Church
Daniel Boone, American frontiersman

Pop Culture References for the name Boone

Boone Carlyle, character on TV's "Lost"
Boone, character in 2006 film "Just Like The Son"
Boone Caudill, 'man without a home,' character in "The Big Sky" by A. B. Guthrie
Herman Boone, character in 2000 film "Remember the Titans"
Boone Mackenzie, character on TV's "American Gothic"
Boone, character on TV's "The Waltons'
Boone Wiseman, character in animated series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero"
Christopher Boone, character in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time"
Craig Boone, companion character in Fallout: New Vegas