Bodhi name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Sanskrit
Usage: Sanskrit, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Sanskrit, Telugu, English, Bengali, Oriya and Tamil
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Bodhi boh-dee
Meaning: Wise, Enlightening, Knowledge, Enlightenment, Awakened and Awakens
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What does Bodhi mean?

Prevalent unisex name Bodhi is notably used in Sanskrit, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam, Telugu, English, Oriya, Hindi and Kannada and is rooted from Sanskrit, Bodhi means "Wise, Enlightening, Knowledge, Enlightenment, Awakened or Awakens".

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How do I pronounce Bodhi?

Two syllabled Bodhi is pronounced as boh-dee.

Variants of Bodhi

Bodi, Bode, Boden, Bodo, Bodea

Nicknames for Bodhi

Here is the list of Possible nicknames for name Bodhi:

How popular is the name Bodhi?

Bodhi is a popular in United States where over 6275 new-borns have been given the name since 1976. At the peak of its usage in 2017, the moniker grabbed the 303rd spot and 1154 baby boys were given the name.

Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 500 baby names 4 times A common name in England and Wales having over 1494 recievers in 22 years of usage. At the peak of its usage in 2017, the moniker grabbed the 156th spot and 370 baby boys were given the name.

Also, Bodhi used to be a common name in New South Wales, first appeared in 2017 and over 303 babies have been given the name in 3 years. When at its peak in 2019,.

After 3 years, the name has past its prime.

Bodhi is a familiar baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names.

Recently in 2018, 75 babies were given Bodhi and it reached its peak ranking, 213 on boy names chart. Over 302 people have been named Bodhi in Netherlands. Also, in Queensland, in just 3 years, it has made it to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2016, 73 babies were given Bodhi and it reached its peak ranking, 89 on boy names chart. There are over 206 babies that have been given the name Bodhi in Queensland.

Bodhi is a unique baby name in Western Australia, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names. Recently in 2019, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 48 on boy names chart when 49 babies were named Bodhi.

The given name is an uncommon baby name in still in use in Ireland. In Belgium, it is relatively new, first appeared in 1999. Bodhi is a rare baby name in Western Australia still in use today.

But Bodhi is a popular baby name in India where every 1 in 180000 have the name. At least, 8000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

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Bodhi in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Bodhi?

It's time you give new people a chance and let go of your past. You can smell a great opportunity from miles. You act protectively around the people you love and people who need help. You are trustworthy, a good listener and an awesome friend. You prefer determinate and strong partner when it comes to relationships. You need to travel more because you work all the time. If you continue to refuse to learn from your mistakes otherwise, you will lose yourself over people who don't deserve you.

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  •  Letha - Originated from Old Greek, Persistent and Prevalent Letha means "Oblivion" is aimed at both genders
  •  Tevin - Prevalent unisex name Tevin is dominantly used in English and Scottish, Tevin means "Twin" is rooted from English-American and Aramaic
  •  Liza - Desirable and Ever lasting unisex name Liza means "My God is Abundance or Variation of Elizabeth" has its origin in Hebrew is mainly used in Swedish, Russian and English

Sibling Names for Bodhi

If you're considering the name Bodhi for your baby, you may also be searching for sibling names that complement it perfectly. We've gathered a list of names that have similar vibes and meanings to Bodhi, making them great options for siblings. From nature-inspired choices to unique picks, there's something here for everyone.

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Famous people named Bodhi

  • Bodhi Elfman, American actor and the child of filmmaker Richard Elfman and Rhonda Joy Saboff
  • Bodhi Schulz in Pilot as Actor


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An PhrĂ­omh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Births Deaths And Marriages Victoria,
  7. Department of Jutsice, Government of Western Australia,
  8. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
  9. NSW Government,
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