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What does Bodey mean?

Bodey Pronunciation of Bodey [bodey] as a boys' name means "shelter; one who brings news". Bodey is a version of Boden (Scandinavian, Old French).

Associated with: shelter (home).


Bodey has 1 variant: Bodie.

3 more different relations via Boden: Bodin, Bodine and Bowden.

Creative forms:
(male) Boda, Boldey, ..

(female) Bota, Bote, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bodey Jay (B.J.), ..

How popular is Bodey?

Bodey is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#39560 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Bodey (not ranked) are Boden (#976 in recent rankings) and Bodie (#965). Adoption of these forms of Bodey was at its peak in 2015 (average #970). Bodie is more widely used than the rest, though Boden has become popular as well over time. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Boden, Bodie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bodey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bodey is alike in pronunciation to Beda, Bodhi, Buddey and Buddy. Other suggested similar names are Audey, Baley, Bede, Bobbey, Bobby, Boe, Bogey, Bogy, Borden, Bosley, Bosly, Bowen, Boyde, Bradey, Broddy, Brodee, Broden, Broder, Brodey, Brody, Cobey, Codey, Coley, Coney, Corey, Covey, Coxey, Hobey, Jodey, Joey, Jorey, Kobey, Kodey, Korey, Morey, Rodney, Roley, Rorey, Rudey, Tobey, Tomey, Toney and Torey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bodey.

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