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Gender: Male Meaning of Boswell: "well near the woods" Origin of Boswell: English

The name Boswell is a boy's name of English origin meaning "well near the woods". Boswell and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle Name Mania".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Boswell

James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck, Scottish biographer of poet Samuel Jonson
Saint Boswell aka Saint Boisil, Scottish monk of Melrose Abbey

Pop Culture References for the name Boswell

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


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