Meaning and name origin
Bodey \b(o)-dey\ as a boy's name is of Scandinavian and Old French origin, and the meaning of Bodey is "shelter; one who brings news". Bodey is a variant of Boden (Scandinavian, Old French): saint Bodey (16th century) was an English saint. Only sporadically used as a given name.
Bodey has 1 variant form: Bodie.
Bodey is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#36240 out of 88799, Top 41%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Bodey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bodie (#981) and Boden (#992). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Bodey is also pronounced similarly to Bodhi▲, Buddey and Buddy▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Bede, Bogey, Boyde, Brodey, Codey▼, Jodey and Kodey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bodey.