What does Boden mean?
Boden /bo-den/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced BOH-den. It is of Scandinavian and Old French origin, and the meaning of Boden is "shelter; one who brings news". Saint Bodey (16th century) was an English saint.
How popular is Boden?
Boden is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#7430 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Boden for boys. Boden was first listed in 2014 and reached its peak rank of #992 in the U.S. then. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Boden and related names. Bodie (#981 last year) is the only other popular related form of Boden (#992 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names is at its most widespread today (usage of 0.0135%). (2014 Birth Statistics)