Boswell Name Meaning & Origin

Boswell

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After James Boswell, the term Boswell (Boswellian, Boswellism) is used for a constant companion, devoted admirer and recorder of a person's words and deeds.

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Boz, Wells

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Scottish surname, derived from Beuzeville the name of a village in Normandy. Old French Beuze (a personal name probably of Germanic origin) + ville ‘settlement’.

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James Boswell, often referred to as simply Boswell, Scottish author and biographer of Samuel Johnson "Life of Johnson."
Saint Boswell (Boisil), early Catholic saint.

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Boswell Lomer, a character in the internet comic blog, "The Greasers of Hazzick Flats". He's a handsome, popular, conceited, high school football player and homecoming king who goes steady with the homecoming queen, has an affair with the coach's wife who gives birth to his son, then marries and he and his wife have a daughter; later plays in the NFL, then is discovered by Hollywood and becomes a movie star. His son by the coach's wife and his daughter from his marriage meet and fall in love, not knowing that they're brother and sister until Hector the Dirt Collector announces it at their wedding! http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com

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