♂ Name Boy – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Boy

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Boy is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Boy

The origin of the name Boy is uncertain. Presumably it derived from the Frisian names Boye, Boje or Boie, which are short forms of Bodo and of names that begin with “Bot-“, “Bodo-“ or “Bode-“, e.g. Bodobert or Botwin. In English speaking countries, the name Boy derived from the word boy.

Meaning of Boy

Boy means “ruler” or “lord” (from Old High German “bodo”), “messenger” (from Old High German “boto”) and “dweller” (from Old Saxon “boio”). Besides, Boje means “boy”.

Pronunciation of Boy

Alternate spelling of Boy

Boj Boi

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