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What does Bodin mean?

Bodin Pronunciation of Bodin [bod-in] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Bodin is "shelter; one who brings news". Bodin is a version of Boden (Scandinavian, Old French).

Associated with: shelter (home).


Bodin has 3 variants: Bodine, Bowden and Bowdoin.

2 more alternative forms via Boden: Bodey and Bodie.

Creative forms:
(male) Bodis, Borin, ..

(female) Bodia, Bodne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bodin Spencer (B.S.), ..

How popular is Bodin?

Bodin is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#13359 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Bodin (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Boden (#976 in 2015) and Bodie (#965). Adoption of these forms of Bodin was more pronounced among parents in 2015 (average #970). Bodie is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Boden seems to be becoming a favorite too. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Bodin is pronounced similarly to Baudoin and Bohdan. Other suggested similar names are Adin, Aldin, Ardin, Aydin, Bain, Bevin, Blain, Boban, Bodhi, Bogdan, Bogie, Boid, Boine, Boltin, Boni, Borden, Bordin, Bordon, Boris, Born, Bourn, Bowen, Bowie, Bowin, Boyn, Bradin, Brain, Broden, Brodie, Bruin, Coldin, Colin, Corin, Eadin, Edin, Eldin, Eoin, Godin, Godwin, Gorin, Jovin, Kadin, Korin, Lorin, Nolin, Odin, Robin, Tobin and Torin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bodin.

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