Bodhi - boys name

Bodhi name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Bodhi name meaning:

The name Bodhi is of Sanskrit origin and holds great significance in Buddhism. It is derived from the word "bodhi" which means "awakening" or "enlightenment." Bodhi is often associated with the Bodhi tree, under which Gautama Buddha is said to have achieved enlightenment. As a result, the name Bodhi carries a deep spiritual and philosophical meaning.

In Buddhism, the concept of bodhi represents the ultimate goal of spiritual awakening and self-realization. It signifies the understanding of the true nature of reality and the liberation from the cycle of birth and death. Choosing the name Bodhi for a boy reflects a desire to imbue him with wisdom, clarity, and a deep spiritual connection. It symbolizes the hope that he will lead a purposeful and enlightened life.

Parents who choose the name Bodhi for their son often value spirituality, mindfulness, and self-discovery. They may resonate with Buddhist teachings or seek to instill a sense of awareness and understanding in their child. The name Bodhi carries a sense of reverence and aspiration, representing the profound journey towards self-awakening and enlightenment.

Origin: Indian


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Overall UK ranking: 140 out of 4789

404 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (297)

Historical popularity of Bodhi

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