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Boaz

All About The Name Boaz

Boaz is a Hebrew Biblical name of uncertain meaning, it most likely from a word that means ‘swiftness’. The name Boaz occurs twice in the Bible:  The most famous Boaz is an ancestor of Christ, the son of Rahab, husband of Ruth, father of Obed, Jesse and King David (Ruth 2:1). The other Boaz is the name of the left of two pillars in Solomon’s temple (1 Kings 7:21).

Meaning: Swiftness

Origin: HebrewBiblical

Gender: Boy

Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names

Middle Name Possibilities: Edom

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