Meaning and name origin
Boden \b(o)-den\ as a boy's 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.
Boden is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7856 out of 88799, Top 9%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Boden for boys. Boden reached its highest rank of #992 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Boden and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bodie (#981) and Boden (#992). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).