Bodhi Name Meaning & Origin

Bodhi

Pronunciation: BOH-dee (key)

Related Names:

Bodie, Bode

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Comments and insights on the name Bodhi: | Edit

The traditional and correct Buddhist spelling is Bodhi.

Personal experiences with the name Bodhi: | Edit

We named our son this in 2014. We have received nothing but compliments. Understand however that you will encounter people who can't pronounce or spell it correctly. We receive mail and other things from daily events and his name is often misspelled. Oh well. I am not going to divulge our reasons for choosing this moniker, but the meaning of it is beautiful no matter what your beliefs are. I do feel it is a beachy/surfy name and it fits my blonde haired blue eyed boy with a head full of curls to a T.

Nicknames for Bodhi: | Edit

Bo
Bowie
Bodes

Meanings and history of the name Bodhi: | Edit

Bodhi is a Sanskrit name meaning "Awakened" or "Enlightenment"
The Buddhist concept of Bodhi is spiritual awakening and freedom from the cycle of life.
Bodhi is also the name of the sacred ficus tree (ficus religiosa) under which Lord Buddha sat and obtained his enlightenment.

Famous real-life people named Bodhi: | Edit

Actor Bodhi (Pine) Elfman, husband to Jenna Elfman
Actress Amy Brenneman named her son "Bodhi Russell Siberling"
Australian Actor Cameron Daddo and model wife Alison Brae named their daughter "Bodhi Faith", the couple have two other children named Lotus and River.
Actor Oliver Hudson (Goldie Hawn's son) named his son "Bodhi Hawn Hudson"
Australian Actor/Model Bodhi Patrick
Actors Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green named their son "Bodhi Randsom Green"
Australian Actress Teresa Palmer and her husband Mark Webber named their son Bodhi.

Bodhi in song, story & screen: | Edit

Robbie Williams "Bodies"
Character Name "Bodhi", (Point Break) Patrick Swayze

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