"having the body of a gnat"

Peabody Origin and Meaning

The name Peabody is a boy's name of English origin meaning "having the body of a gnat".

Peabody is a quintessentially Waspy surname that your child won't thank you for -- either the pea part or the body part, or the meaning part.

Peabody in Pop Culture

  • Hector Peabodydog in the "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" animated TV series and film
  • Peabody Awardsbroadcasting awards