Norse nickname
"to live"

Bo Origin and Meaning

The name Bo is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Scandinavian, Norse origin meaning "to live".
A popular name in Denmark, in this country Bo has some cowboy swagger and a lot of substance in its minimal two letters. In Mandarin Chinese, Bo means "wave".
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Famous People Named Bo

  • Harold Elwin "Bo" BiceAmerican singer
  • Vincent Edward "Bo" JacksonAmerican NFL and baseball player
  • Bo Dallasring name of Taylor Michael Rotunda, American professional wrestler
  • Bo Diddley (born Ellas Otha Bates)American musician
  • BoJared Mitt, American Actor/Singer
  • Robert Pickering "Bo" BurnhamAmerican comedian
  • Robert "Bo" GoldmanAmerican Screenwriter
  • Jeong Bo KyeongSouth Korean judoka
  • Eddie Bo Johan Franzén (b. 2011)son of ice hockey player Johan Franzen
  • Bohdan "Bo" Poraj(Pstrokonski), British actor
  • Bo Alexander Orbison (b. 2018)son of musician and record producer Roy Orbison Jr.
  • Bo Burnhamcomedian

Bo in Pop Culture

  • Bo Cockymain character in the 2006 film Supertwink
  • Bo Bradycharacter in the American soap opera Days of Our Lives
  • Bo Dukea main character on TV's The Dukes of Hazzard
  • Bo Monkeya main character on TV's Fresh Beat Band of Spies
  • Bo Sinclaircharacter in 2005 film House of Wax
  • Bo "Bibbo" Bibbowskicharacter in DC Universe
  • Bo' Rai Choin the Mortal Kombat video game series
  • Bo Abobocharacter in video game Double Dragon
  • Bo Sheepcharacter in comic strip US Acres
  • Bofamily dog of U.S. President Barack Obama
  • Boniface "Bo" character in Cornelia Funke's "The Thief Lord"
  • Bo Derek Thompsoncharacter on TV's "Superstore"