First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bodey mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Bodey

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

O is for original, one of a kind!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bodey

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bodey

David Bodey

David was born on October 14th, 1947.

John Bodey

John was born in 1549. He breathed his last breath in 1583.

George Bodey


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bodey U.S.
  White 92.97% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bodey

People with the last name Bodey are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Bodey

  • How Popular is the name Bodey? Bodey is the 17,829th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bodey was the 46,725th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bodey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 451 babies born with the first name Bodey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bodey to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bodey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bodey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bodey is Friday, May 30th, 1986.
  • What year had the most people named Bodey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bodey was in 2010 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Bodey Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bodey is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Bodey: The name spelled backwards is Yedob. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ybedo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bodey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 455 people with the last name Bodey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bodey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bodey as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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