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Gender: Male Origin of Bode: Possible diminutive of Bodhi

The name Bode is a boy's name of American origin. Bode and is often added to lists like American Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Bode is a short and sharp name that re-entered the Top 1000 in 2014 after a few years off the list. However, with its flat sound and omen-related meaning, we do not think naming your son Bode bodes very well.

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Famous People Named Bode

(Samuel) Bode Miller, American 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 Miller-McKenna, son of Bode Miller & Sara McKenna

Pop Culture References for the name Bode

Bode Locke, character in Locke and Key comics