Bough Family History
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Bough Name Meaning
English and Irish (pronounced Bow): variant spelling of Bow. English (pronounced Boff): from a Norman form of Old French boeuf ‘bull’, ‘ox’, hence a nickname for a powerfully built man, or in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brough, Hough, Tough, Couch, Brush, Brugh, Lough, Bou, Kough, Gough