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The word "bo" in Danish means "live" (or the place where you live).
-- Anonymous User  3/27/2005
Bo Bice, American Idol runner up bears this name.
-- Anonymous User  7/10/2005
This is also a Dutch name, my cousin bears this name too. It is an ordinary name in the Netherlands, but not very common.
-- Anonymous User  11/22/2005
Somehow made female by Bo Derek. Swedish nickname is Bosse.
-- Anonymous User  12/16/2005
Bo Diddley is a famous bearer.
-- Anonymous User  12/17/2005
Bo Duke is one of the cousins on "The Dukes of Hazzard" T.V. show. He was played by John Schneider.
-- breakofday  12/30/2005
Bo Jackson is one of the most famous athletes of all time. "Bo knows."
-- dani_08  3/5/2006
I like the name Bo on a girl more than on a male.
-- menno_girl  7/11/2006
Little Bo Peep.
-- Anonymous User  8/30/2006
I really like the name Bo, on a girl. The little girl from 'Signs' held the name well. It works as a girl's name.
-- Anonymous User  10/23/2006
It can also be an alternate spelling of Beau.
-- earthnut  1/22/2007
A semi famous bearer: Bo Hartlieb from the novel by Cornelia Funke: The Thief Lord. Although, it said his real name was Boniface, the name fit his sweet, curious personality.
-- rory  3/10/2007
Means "who lives in one place", or a land owner, in contrast to being a hunter or nomad. In Viking ages or eariler, only used by Jarls or similair. Since 1800's often used as fore-names by common people in Sweden, Denmark and sometimes elsewhere.
-- bosse  4/4/2007
It's a girl's name too. It is my mother's friend's name. I think it is a good name, but I shall never name my son this as I feel that it is very feminine.
-- Anonymous User  4/16/2007
I don't understand why I like this name on a boy, but I do. I think it's adorable on a girl, now that people have mentioned it.
-- Jasmine  6/7/2007
Bo is Sebastion's male child in the book The Nature of Jade, by Deb Caletti.
-- dreadfulxsorry  6/26/2007
My friend named her son Bo but spelled it Beaux. I think it is really cool, but would use it for a girl.
-- Anonymous User  7/29/2007
I once met a Robert who went by Bo. I think it's good as a short form on a boy ONLY! On a girl, it's ugly.
-- spaz123  11/7/2007
I also knew someone named Robert who went by Bo. I think it sounds really cool, but only as a nickname.
-- Joan-Ay  1/12/2008
Bo is a really awesome and cool name, and should only be used for boys. I would rate this name a 11 out of 10, because it is so good.
-- Anonymous User  11/8/2008
My name is Bo and I'm a girl. I was named after Bo Derek apparently. But I think the name Bo is becoming more neutral nowadays. Like Taylor, Alex etc.
-- xBo  12/26/2009
Bo is very common in Denmark. It means "to live" as in "to live in a house" (at bo i et hus).
-- Anonymous User  2/2/2010
I like this as a nickname for Boris.
-- Aureliano  4/25/2010
In Denmark we would ONLY use this on a boy. Some names just only works on one gender.
-- Anonymous User  5/26/2010
To me, this seems too short to be someone's full name.
-- Marauder  9/5/2014

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