Boone Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’. Compare Bone 1. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Bohon in La Manche, France, of obscure etymology. Dutch: from Middle Dutch bone, boene ‘bean’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bean grower or a nickname for a man of little importance (broad beans having been an extremely common crop in the medieval period), or possibly for a tall thin man (with reference to the runner bean).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bone, Borne, Bonne, Trone, Stone, Loose, Boore, Bane, Noone, Boon

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Boone Family Origin

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Boone Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boone. The most common Boone occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Boone's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boone family was Laborer.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Boone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boone in 1941 was 29, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boone

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