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Gender of Bo.

Bo is a name usually given to males.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Bo were boys.

Although Bo is male, why is it sometimes used for girls? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Bo.

The following meaning is associated with the name Bo:

  • Strong and fast

Origins of Bo.

One origin of Bo is Hebrew.

Lucky numbers for Bo.

Number 9 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Bo is 9.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Bo are: 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 90 99.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated nine as the lucky number for Bo here: Calculating lucky numbers for Bo.


Name Days for Bo.

Name days are different in different countries and for different religions. They are often the memorial date of a saint who has the same name.

Often there are many saints with they same name, so you have a wide choice of name days!

A name day for Bo is:

  • June 5 (Sweden).

Popularity of Bo.

Graph of popularity of Bo

Bo was most popular in the year 1981, where it was at position five hundred and fifty for the whole of the USA.

Bo increased in popularity between 2001 and 2006 from position nine hundred and sixty-four to position seven hundred and seventy-one.

The most popular decade for the name Bo was from 1980 to 1989.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 2006, where it was at position seven hundred and seventy-one.


Writers

There are fourteen Writers called Bo.

Here are the first ten. See Writers who have the name Bo for the full list.

  • Bo Widerberg

    Bo Widerberg, (June 8, 1930 – May 1, 1997) was a Swedish film director, writer, editor and actor. He was born Bo Gunnar Widerberg in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Widerberg)

  • Bo Yang

    Bo Yang is a Writer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Yang)

  • Bo Brown

    Robert F. "Bo" Brown (1906 – 1996) was an American cartoonist.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Brown)

  • Bo Carpelan

    Bo Carpelan is a Writer... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Carpelan)

  • Wang Bo

    Wang Bo (, ca. 649–676), courtesy name Zi'an (子安), was a Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty.... ( from the wikipedia article on Wang Bo)

  • Bo Giertz

    Bo Giertz is a Writer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Giertz)

  • Bo Lozoff

    Bo Lozoff is an American writer, musician, and interfaith humanitarian.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Lozoff)

  • Bo Goldman

    Bo Goldman is a Writer... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Goldman)

  • Bo Caldwell

    Bo Caldwell (b. 1955) is an author who became most popular for writing a book, The Distant Land of My Father.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Caldwell)

  • Bo Bergman

    Bo Bergman (6 October 1869; Stockholm – 17 November 1967; Stockholm) was a Swedish writer, literary critic and member of the Swedish Academy, sitting in Seat 12 from 1925 until his death. His works form the inspiration for works by several major Swedish composers, including: Wilhelm Stenhammar, Ture Rangström, and Karin Rehnqvist.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Bergman)

Actors

There are eleven Actors called Bo.

Here are the first ten. See Actors who have the name Bo for the full list.

  • Bo Widerberg

    Bo Widerberg, (June 8, 1930 – May 1, 1997) was a Swedish film director, writer, editor and actor. He was born Bo Gunnar Widerberg in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Widerberg)

  • Bo Svenson

    Bo Svenson is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Svenson)

  • Bo Hopkins

    Bo Hopkins is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Hopkins)

  • Víctor Bo

    Víctor Bo (born April 8, 1943) is an Argentine film actor and film producer, son of classic actor and director Armando Bo.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Víctor Bo)

  • Yu Bo

    Yu Bo is an Actor... ( from the wikipedia article on Yu Bo)

  • Bo Williams

    Bo Williams is a voice actor mostly known for voiceover work in anime.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Williams)

  • Huang Bo

    Huang Bo is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Huang Bo)

  • Thomas Bo Larsen

    Thomas Bo Larsen is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Thomas Bo Larsen)

  • Htun Aeindra Bo

    Htun Aeindra Bo is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Htun Aeindra Bo)

  • Bo Höglund

    Bo Sven Gunnar Höglund (born May 27, 1948 in Huddinge, Stockholm County, Sweden) is a Swedish actor.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Höglund)

Soccer Players

There are six Soccer Players called Bo.

  • Bo Oshoniyi

    Bo Oshoniyi is a Soccer Player... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Oshoniyi)

  • Qu Bo

    Qu Bo is a Soccer Player... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Qu Bo)

  • Erik Bo Andersen

    Erik Bo Andersen is a Soccer Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Erik Bo Andersen)

  • Bo Karlsson (football referee)

    Bo Jonas Hil Karlsson (born 12 October 1949) is a former football referee from Sweden. He is mostly known for refereeing one match at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Karlsson (football referee))

  • Jiang Bo (footballer)

    Jiang Bo (footballer) is a Soccer Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Jiang Bo (footballer))

  • Wang Bo (footballer)

    Wang Bo (footballer) is a Soccer Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Wang Bo (footballer))

Basketball Players

There are five Basketball Players called Bo.

  • Bo Ryan

    Bo Ryan is a Basketball Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Ryan)

  • Bo Outlaw

    Bo Outlaw is a Basketball Player... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Outlaw)

  • Bo Kimble

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Kimble)

  • Bo Lamar

    Dwight "Bo" Lamar (born April 7, 1951 in Columbus, Ohio) is a former professional American basketball player. He attended high school in Columbus and graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Lamar)

  • Bo Ellis

    Maurice H. "Bo" Ellis (born August 8, 1954 in Chicago) is an American former professional basketball player.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Ellis)

Painters

There are four Painters called Bo.

  • Lina Bo Bardi

    Lina Bo Bardi (Born Achillina Bo on December 5, 1914 in Rome, Italy — Died March 20, 1992 in São Paulo) was a Brazilian modernist architect born in Italy.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Lina Bo Bardi)

  • Bo Bartlett

    Bo Bartlett (b. December 29, 1955 in Columbus, Georgia) is an American realist painter currently residing on Vashon Island in Washington State.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Bartlett)

  • Lars Bo

    Lars Bo (May 29, 1924 - October 21, 1999) was a Danish artist and writer. He is known for his graphic works with surrealistically inspired fantastic motifs.... ( from the wikipedia article on Lars Bo)

  • Conrad Bo

    Michiel Conrad Botha (born August 9, 1972) better known as Conrad Bo is a South African Artist, the founder of The Superstroke Art Movement.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Conrad Bo)

Baseball Players

There are three Baseball Players called Bo.

  • Bo Rein

    Bo Rein is a Baseball Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Rein)

  • Bo McLaughlin

    Michael Duane "Bo" McLaughlin (born October 23, 1953 in Oakland, California) was a Major League Baseball relief pitcher from 1976 to 1982 for the Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, and Oakland Athletics. He is currently the pitching coordinator for the Colorado Rockies.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo McLaughlin)

  • Bo Porter

    Bo Porter is a Baseball Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Porter)

Prime Ministers

There are three Prime Ministers called Bo.

  • Guan Bo

    Guan Bo (關播) (719–February 4, 797http://www.sinica.... ( from the wikipedia article on Guan Bo)

  • Huangfu Bo

    Huangfu Bo (皇甫鎛) (d. 820) was an official of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, serving as a chancellor during the reign of Emperor Xianzong.... ( from the wikipedia article on Huangfu Bo)

  • Wang Bo (Late Tang)

    Wang Bo (王播) (759–February 15, 830http://dbo.sinica.edu.tw/ftms-bin/kiwi1/luso.sh?lstype=2&dyna=%AD%F0&king=%A4%E5%A9v&reign=%A4%D3%A9M&yy=4&ycanzi=&mm=1&dd=&dcanzi=%A5%D2%A4%C8Book of Tang, vol. 17, part 2.), courtesy name Mingyang (明敭), formally Duke Jing of Taiyuan (太原敬公), was an official of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, serving as a chancellor during the reigns of Emperor Muzong and Emperor Wenzong. In traditional histories, he was credited with his fight against corruption and administrative abilities early in his career, but was blamed for his later corruption, engagement in political intrigue, and extraction of wealth from the people.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Wang Bo (Late Tang))

Diplomats

There are three Diplomats called Bo.

  • Bo Siegbahn

    Bo Lennart Georg Siegbahn (1915-2008) was a Swedish diplomat and politician.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Siegbahn)

  • Bo Asplund

    Bo Asplund currently serves as United Nations Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan, the United Nations Resident Coordinator and the Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan. He was appointed to the position by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in August 2007.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Asplund)

  • Guan Bo

    Guan Bo (關播) (719–February 4, 797http://www.sinica.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Guan Bo)

Film Directors

There are three Film Directors called Bo.

  • Bo Widerberg

    Bo Widerberg, (June 8, 1930 – May 1, 1997) was a Swedish film director, writer, editor and actor. He was born Bo Gunnar Widerberg in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Widerberg)

  • Bo Arne Vibenius

    Bo Arne Vibenius (born 29 March 1943 in Solna, Stockholms län, Sweden) is a Swedish film director. His most famous film is Thriller - en grym film.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Arne Vibenius)

  • Bo Welch

    Robert W. "Bo" Welch III (born November 30, 1951 in Yardley, Pennsylvania) is an American motion picture production designer and director.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Welch)

Poets

There are three Poets called Bo.

  • Bo Carpelan

    Bo Carpelan is a Poet... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Carpelan)

  • Wang Bo

    Wang Bo (, ca. 649–676), courtesy name Zi'an (子安), was a Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty.... ( from the wikipedia article on Wang Bo)

  • Bo Bergman

    Bo Bergman (6 October 1869; Stockholm – 17 November 1967; Stockholm) was a Swedish writer, literary critic and member of the Swedish Academy, sitting in Seat 12 from 1925 until his death. His works form the inspiration for works by several major Swedish composers, including: Wilhelm Stenhammar, Ture Rangström, and Karin Rehnqvist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Bergman)

Classical Composers

There are two Classical Composers called Bo.

  • Carsten Bo Eriksen

    Carsten Bo Eriksen alias MBD73 (b. October 2, 1973 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish 21st century composer and artist.... ( from the wikipedia article on Carsten Bo Eriksen)

  • Bo Holten

    Bo Holten (born 1948) is a Danish composer and conductor.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Holten)

Generals

There are two Generals called Bo.

  • Bo Mya

    Bo Mya (; ; 20 January 1927 – 23 December 2006), born Htee Moo Kee, was a Karen rebel leader born in Papun District, which is in present-day Karen State, Myanmar. He was a long-standing chairman of the Karen National Union (KNU), a political organisation of the Karen people, from 1976 to 2000.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Mya)

  • Wang Bo (Late Tang)

    Wang Bo (王播) (759–February 15, 830http://dbo.sinica.edu.tw/ftms-bin/kiwi1/luso.sh?lstype=2&dyna=%AD%F0&king=%A4%E5%A9v&reign=%A4%D3%A9M&yy=4&ycanzi=&mm=1&dd=&dcanzi=%A5%D2%A4%C8Book of Tang, vol. 17, part 2.), courtesy name Mingyang (明敭), formally Duke Jing of Taiyuan (太原敬公), was an official of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, serving as a chancellor during the reigns of Emperor Muzong and Emperor Wenzong. In traditional histories, he was credited with his fight against corruption and administrative abilities early in his career, but was blamed for his later corruption, engagement in political intrigue, and extraction of wealth from the people.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Wang Bo (Late Tang))

Photographers

There are two Photographers called Bo.

  • Hou Bo

    Hou Bo is a Photographer... (extract from the wikipedia article on Hou Bo)

  • Morten Bo

    Morten Bo (born 10 May 1945), is a Danish photographer who has specialized in documentary work with a social impact. His 15 travelling exhibtions in the 1970s and 1980s proved quite controversial.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Morten Bo)

Weightlifters

There is one Weightlifter called Bo.

  • Bo Johansson (bodybuilder)

    Bo Johansson (born February 7, 1945 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish weightlifter and bodybuilder. As a weightlifter he competed on the international scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s and set five middle-heavyweight world records.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Johansson (bodybuilder))

Prophets

There is one Prophet called Bo.

  • Bo Mya

    Bo Mya (; ; 20 January 1927 – 23 December 2006), born Htee Moo Kee, was a Karen rebel leader born in Papun District, which is in present-day Karen State, Myanmar. He was a long-standing chairman of the Karen National Union (KNU), a political organisation of the Karen people, from 1976 to 2000.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Bo Mya)

Physicists

There is one Physicist called Bo.

  • Bo Sundqvist

    Bo Sundqvist (born 1941) is a Swedish physicist and former rector magnificus of Uppsala University.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Sundqvist)

Naturalists

There is one Naturalist called Bo.

  • Li Bo (phytoecologist)

    Li Bo (; 15 April 1929 – 21 May 1998) was a Chinese phytoecologist, professor at Inner Mongolia University, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He died in traffic accident in Hungary in 1998.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Li Bo (phytoecologist))

Judges

There is one Judge called Bo.

  • Bo Vesterdorf

    Bo Vesterdorf, (born 1945) is a Danish judge who has been President of the European Court of First Instance.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Vesterdorf)

Hockey Players

There is one Hockey Player called Bo.

  • Bo Svanberg

    Bo Svanberg (born January 1, 1967http://www.eliteprospects.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Svanberg)

Golfers

There is one Golfer called Bo.

  • Bo Van Pelt

    Bo Van Pelt is a Golfer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Van Pelt)

Criminals

There is one Criminal called Bo.

  • Bo Hi Pak

    Bo Hi Pak (born August 18, 1930, Korean: 박보희/朴普熙) is a prominent member of the Unification Church. He was a South Korean military officer when he joined the church in the 1950s.... ( from the wikipedia article on Bo Hi Pak)

Conductors

There is one Conductor called Bo.

  • Bo Holten

    Bo Holten (born 1948) is a Danish composer and conductor.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bo Holten)

Bodybuilders

There is one Bodybuilder called Bo.

  • Bo Johansson (bodybuilder)

    Bo Johansson (born February 7, 1945 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish weightlifter and bodybuilder. As a weightlifter he competed on the international scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s and set five middle-heavyweight world records.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Johansson (bodybuilder))

Bishops

There is one Bishop called Bo.

  • Bo Giertz

    Bo Giertz is a Bishop... (extract from the wikipedia article on Bo Giertz)

Architects

There is one Architect called Bo.

  • Lina Bo Bardi

    Lina Bo Bardi (Born Achillina Bo on December 5, 1914 in Rome, Italy — Died March 20, 1992 in São Paulo) was a Brazilian modernist architect born in Italy.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Lina Bo Bardi)

Bo

Gender: usually male

Meaning: Strong and fast

Origin: Hebrew

Lucky Number: Nine

Popularity: Position 550 in 1981, currently increasing

Famous people

Fourteen Writers

Eleven Actors

Six Soccer Players

Five Basketball Players

Four Painters

Three Baseball Players

Three Prime Ministers

Three Diplomats

Three Film Directors

Three Poets

Two Classical Composers

Two Generals

Two Photographers

One Weightlifter

One Prophet

One Physicist

One Naturalist

One Judge

One Hockey Player

One Golfer

One Criminal

One Conductor

One Bodybuilder

One Bishop

One Architect