Sanskrit for 'awakening'; God protect the King.





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Traits associated with the name Bodhi:

Dogs named Bodhi tend to be loving, loyal, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Bodhi?

Naming your dog Bodhi suggests that you have an appreciation for Eastern philosophy and the concept of enlightenment. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of spirituality and a desire to live a life of peace and understanding.

Is Bodhi a good dog name?

Bodhi has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Bodhi isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Bodhi is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Bodhi was, in the past month, the 183rd most viewed dog name on

As of March 2024, Bodhi is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Bodhi was viewed 160 times, and liked 4 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Bodhi's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Bodhi is most adored in New York, Arkansas and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Bodhi.

Most popular breeds named Bodhi:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Siberian Husky
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Australian Shepherd
  5. Rottweiler

Bodhi is found in these categories:

spiritual dog names

Derived from Buddhism, the term signifies enlightenment or awakening, often associated with spiritual growth and understanding.

Dog names like Bodhi:

The creator of the whole universe, hindu
Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.
Nickname for a boy in the south of the US; a slow moving individual.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Bodhi dog name meaning

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