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What does Bodie mean?

Bodie Pronunciation of Bodie as a boys' name means "shelter; one who brings news". Bodie is a variant form of Boden (Scandinavian, Old French).


ASSOCIATED WITH shelter (home)



OTHER FORMS VIA BODEN Bodin, Bodine, Bowden, Bowdoin

(male) Bodde, ..

(female) Bodda, ..

Bodie Cormac (B.C.), ..

How popular is Bodie?

Bodie is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#12213 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Bodie was first listed in 2002 and reached its top position of #768 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bodie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bodie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Boden (#949 IN RECENT RANKINGS) is the only other popular varying form of Bodie (#768) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Bodey, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Bodie is at its most widespread today (AVERAGE #858). Bodie has been the most popular choice, though Boden has become popular as well over time.

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

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

Similar Names

Bodie is pronounced similarly to Beda, Bodhi, Buddey, Buddie and Buddy. Other recommended sound-alike names are Addie, Andie, Ardie, Audie, Baldie, Bede, Boase, Bobbie, Boe, Bogie, Boid, Boine, Boni, Boone, Boote, Bordin, Boris, Borne, Bowie, Bowin, Boyce, Boyde, Boyne, Bradie, Brodee, Brodie, Byrdie, Cobie, Codie, Corie, Eddie, Gordie, Hobie, Howie, Jodie, Jorie, Kobie, Kodie, Louie, Mosie, Odie, Roddie, Rodnie, Rudie, Tobie, Tomie and Tonie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bodie.

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