Bo: unisex baby name meaning and popularity


A versatile name, Bo can be a lot of things. It can be for boys or girls. It can be a nickname for Bowen, Bodhi, Bonita, Boris, Bonnie, or any number of other B- or Bo- names. It can be a spelling variation of the French "beau," meaning "handsome"; it can be derived from a Norse nickname, "bua," meaning "to live"; it can be derived from a Chinese family name. Basically, let's hope your little Bo is as flexible and varied as his or her name.