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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Boanerges \Bo`a*ner"ges\ [Gr. ?, fr. Heb. bn[=e] hargem sons of thunder. -- an appellation given by Christ to two of his disciples (James and John). See Mark iii. 17.] Any declamatory and vociferous preacher or orator. [1913 Webster]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Boanerges sons of thunder, a surname given by our Lord to James and John (Mark 3:17) on account of their fervid and impetuous temper (Luke 9:54).
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's):

Boanerges, son of thunder