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!

Bodhi is found in these categories:


  • Bodhi ranks #290 with users of
  • Bodhi ranks #466 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Bodhi ranks #828 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Bodhi:

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

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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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