What does Boden mean?
Boden [bo-den] 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.
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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 history of Boden for boys. Boden was first listed in 2002 and reached its peak rank of #976 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the statistics of Boden and related names. Bodie (#965 last year) is the only other popular related form of Boden (#976 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Boden is at its most widespread today (average #970). Bodie is the firm favorite, though Boden has grown trendy as well over time.
Boden▲ is pronounced similarly to Bohdan. Other suggested similar names are Aden, Aiden▲, Alden▲, Arden, Auden, Ayden▲, Barden, Bede, Belden, Ben▼, Beven, Biren, Boban, Bodhi▲, Boe, Bogdan, Bogey, Bolten, Borden, Bordin, Bordon, Born, Bourn, Bowen▲, Bowin, Boyde, Boyn, Braden▼, Bren, Brien, Brodee, Broden, Broder, Brodey, Bryen, Byren, Caden, Cobden, Colden, Coren, Eaden, Eden▲, Eiden, Elden▼, Forden, Foxen, Godden, Golden▼, Gorden, Goren, Haden▼, Holden▲, Jaden, Joben, Jorden, Joren, Kaden, Koren, Logen, Loren▼, Nolen, Ogden, Paden, Rowen▲, Royden, Rozen, Ryden, Soren▲, Toren and Worden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Boden.See names in meaning and etymology.