BOE-duh, BOE-dee, BODE
"order, command"

Bode Origin and Meaning

The name Bode is a boy's name of American origin meaning "order, command".

Bode is a short and sharp name that re-entered the Top 1000 in 2014 after a few years off the list. American skier Bode (BOE-dee) Miller is the most famous bearer, and his pronunciation makes this a less controversial alternative to Bodhi.

However, be warned that Bode is likely to be misread as the verb "bode", as in "that doesn't bode well".

# 960 in the US

Bode Rank in US Top 1000

# 839 on Nameberry

Bode Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Bode Popularity

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Famous People Named Bode

  • (Samuel) Bode MillerAmerican Olympic alpine skier
  • Bode Baffert (b. 2004)son of horse racing trainer Bob Baffert
  • Bode Badger (b. 2013)son of model Monika Schnarre and Storey Badger
  • Bode Greinke (b. 2015)son of baseball player Zack Greinke
  • Samuel Bode Nathaniel MillerMcKenna, son of Bode Miller & Sara McKenna
  • Bode James Roloff (b. 2020)son of reality tv personalities Jeremy and Audrey Roloff from “Little People, Big World”

Bode in Pop Culture

  • Bode Lockecharacter in Locke and Key comics