Meaning of Boston
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Boston has the following meaning:
A town near the forest. Also a place name, referring to a large city on the east coast of the United States.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Boston is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 964 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Boston rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 24 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 540 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Boston in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Boston is pronounced as boss-tun
The following names are baby names related to Boston and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Boston: Boys - Admiral
, Girls - Ammie
, Both genders - Albert
We think the name Boston should fall under the following style category: Place Names
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Boston to be: Intelligent and sophisticated chap
In one word, you might describe Boston as a(n) "sophisticated
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The names of some famous persons by the name Boston
(or its variants) are:Daryl Lamont Boston
, born on 4 January, a famous athlete. Daryl Lamont Boston 's background: A Major League Baseball outfielder. In 2001, he was named Minor-league roving outfield instructor for the Chicago White Sox.Lawrence D. 'Larry' Boston
, born on 18 May, a famous athlete. Lawrence D. 'Larry' Boston 's background: A retired American basketball player.David Boston
, born on 19 August, a famous athlete. David Boston 's background: An American Football wide receiver for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals eighth overall in the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.