Boston Name Meaning, Origin and Popularity

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For baby boys, the name Boston comes from the British language. Although Boston is often portrayed in Hollywood films and TV shows as a city of towering skyscrapers, beautiful beaches, and mouth-watering street cuisine, the origins of this term can be traced back to the Old English word Botwulf, which means “town by the woods.” The market town of B, nestled in the heart of Lincolnshire, is known for its tranquil atmosphere, historic buildings, and luscious vegetation. Boston may always find a bit of home, whether he or she grows up in a little town or amid the bright lights of a city.

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Similar Names like Boston

Discover other baby names to add to your Favorites list by looking into options that have a sound that is similar to others you’ve found.

  • Austen
  • Bastian
  • Easton
  • Brenton
  • Westin
  • Wynston
  • Alston
  • Bristol
  • Stockton
  • Weston
  • Carsten
  • Benton
  • Carlton
  • Charleston
  • Daxton
  • Osman
  • Justin
  • Brexton
  • Braxton
  • Brighton

Parents Who Like the Name Boston Also Like:

  • Phoenix
  • London
  • Atlanta
  • Sydney
  • Miami
  • Vegas
  • Camden
  • Houston
  • Dallas
  • Orlando
  • Raleigh
  • Dallas
  • Brooklyn
  • Memphis
  • Orlando
  • Lincoln
  • Denver
  • Seattle
  • Austin
  • Denver

Sibling Name Ideas

Are you trying to find a sibling name for Boston? Great choices include the following:

  • Everette
  • Byron
  • Chesnie
  • Aicken
  • Freemon
  • Willes
  • Sanny
  • Byrne
  • Carlisle
  • Buford
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