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Gender: Male Origin of Boss: English word name

The name Boss is a boy's name . Boss and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Every 10 Years-- Round 4".

From the experts:

If you like the idea of King and Prince but find them too sophisticated, this might be the name for you.

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Famous People Named Boss

Boss Gidahyelda Mustpha, Nigerian politician
William Magear "Boss" Tweed, U.S. Congressman from New York
Alexander Robey "Boss" Shepherd, 2nd Governor of Washington, D.C.
Ross "the Boss" Friedman, American guitarist of band The Dictators
Boss, stage name of Lichelle Laws, American female rapper
The Boss, nickname of American musician Bruce Springsteen
Hugo Ferdinand Boss, German fashion designer

Pop Culture References for the name Boss

Boss, main character in the Mazinger manga/anime series
Jefferson Davis "Boss" Hogg, character on TV's "Dukes of Hazzard"
Brandon "Big Boss" Babel, character on animated series "C.O.P.S."
Big Boss, character in the Metal Gear video games
The Boss, female character in the Metal Gear video games
The Boss Baby, a movie


April Ludgate Says:


Does he get to be the boss of everyone?

Hydra Says:


I had a friend named Boss. Nobody thought it was strange at all. He never got made fun of.