US Popularity:561
Meaning:Awakening; Englightenment
Bodhi is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin, meaning "awakening" and "enlightenment." Rooted in Buddhist traditions, this name is synonymous with the concept of nirvana and the final goal of Buddhism. According to the beliefs, by finally being free of greed and ego, those who achieve nirvana reach a state of bliss and peace. With such an epic and meaningful name, your darling Bodhi is destined to pursue spiritual alignment and a balanced lifestyle. Its warm and cheery meaning has inspired many celebrities to choose it for their little ones, including celebrity chef Tom Colicchio and actress Megan Fox. Lastly, if you're a fan of early '90s flicks, you may recognize this name as Patrick Swayze's character in the film Point Break.

Bodhi Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Bodhi is currently #620 on The Bump
Boy:Bodhi is currently #359 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Bodhi is currently #561 in U.S. births
Boy:Bodhi is currently #296 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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