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thread: Bodhi for a boy?

  1. #1
    Registered User

    Jul 2008
    Mornington peninsula ,Victoria
    109

    Bodhi for a boy?

    Hello all,

    Im interested in what you think of Bodhi for a boy?.
    Im thinking Bodhi Cameron.
    The other boys name on our list are
    Koby Cameron
    Brodie Cameron.

    Thanks in advance for any replys.


  2. #2
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    Oct 2007
    S/West Sydney
    1,794

    I think its quite different... never heard it before... wll i dont know anyone with that name put it that way. I love Brodie.....

  3. #3
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    Jul 2008
    800

    I love it!

  4. #4
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    Sep 2007
    South Gippsland
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    I love the name Bodhi.

    PLease don't let this put you off we had a newfoundland called Bodie (alternate spelling) and have loved the name for a boy ever since. I wanted it for my son when I have one but I could just imagine what mum would say

  5. #5
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    Jan 2006
    country victoria
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    Hi,

    I too love the name Bohdi, plus I love that spelling, I think it is something different without being too unusual.

    The first time I heard the name was from the movie Point Break.

    I know of a couple of boys with that name and think it is great.

    Good luck

  6. #6
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    Jul 2005
    Cronulla
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    Personally I'm a little biased - I have a Brodie - to me Bodhi sounds like someone has spelt it wrong - iykwim

  7. #7
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    Jun 2006
    Where the sun shines brightly!
    906

    I like it but I prefer Brodie - I think the letter 'r' gives the name more strength. Bodhi is also the name of an alternative bread company in Perth (nothin wrong with that!).

  8. #8
    Registered User

    Jun 2005
    Perth
    1,454

    Cameron Daddo (remember him?) has a girl called Bodhi. Personally am not a big fan of it for either boys or girls...I prefer Brodie.

  9. #9
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    Jan 2008
    Victoria
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    I love it..

    Like Megs i first heard it in Point Break.

    I think it is a great name..

  10. #10
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    Apr 2009
    17

    I like it and also think of Point Break, so makes me think of a hot looking surfer. Cool name.

  11. #11
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    Sep 2008
    Sunshine Coast QLD
    153

    My cousins name is Bodie. He is the typical surfer dude and really suits his name. I also like it, i like your spelling better though. My second fave would be Kobe. Good luck.

  12. #12

    Oct 2005
    A Nestle Free Zone... What about YOU?
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    I love the name. The Bodhi tree is the tree that the Buddha sad under and meditated before he became enlightened. It's a beautiful name - with a lovely meaning.

    Bodhi is the correct spelling too by the way...

  13. #13
    Registered User

    Jan 2008
    New Zealand
    175

    My husband wanted that for our son but I talked him out of it because when I mentioned it in front of my neice and nephew I said Bodhi they said sounds like bogey, boogar, snot. I thought great if they do that so will the kids at school. Just something to think about. Cheers Missy

  14. #14
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    Sep 2005
    In the middle of nowhere
    9,362

    I love it too.

  15. #15

    Oct 2005
    A Nestle Free Zone... What about YOU?
    5,374

    There are a couple of Bodhi's in kids I know - none of them get related to snot - just thought I'd add that!

  16. #16
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    May 2008
    Melbourne
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    i really like the name Bohdie, it sounds so cool.. i know a boy called Bodan and his nickname is Bohdie. love it!

  17. #17
    Registered User

    Jun 2008
    946

    ... it was what we nearly called one of our boys!
    It is a gentle but strong name with a nice meaning.

    Im not so keen on Brodie.

  18. #18

    Mar 2009
    Vietnam
    382

    Bodhi sounds very hippie to me. Buddha reached bodhi (enlightenment) under the Bodhi Tree, which is also the name of an Indian restaurants. But... everyone had different references for these things.

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