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Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
The meaning of this name is explained to us, as given by Jesus himself, (Mark 3:17) "the Sons of thunder." Perhaps the word is a compound, from Bini, son; Regem, thunder, or tempest; intimating, perhaps, that those sons of Zebedee would be powerful preachers under the Lord.
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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Boanerges'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/pmd/b/boanerges.html. London. 1828.