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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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boone. A less common occupation for the Boone family was Farm Laborer. The most common Boone occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Boone's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Boone Life Expectancy

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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.

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