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See also: bode, bøde, bodě, bodę, and bódé



  • As a Dutch and German surname, from bode (messenger).
  • As a German and Danish surname, from the name Bodo, derived from Old Saxon bodo (messenger), related to above.
  • As a Dutch and German surname, from Bude (booth, small house).

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name
  3. A city in Iowa
  4. A village in Nepal
  5. A river in Germany, a tributary to the Saale
  6. A small river and tributary to the Wipper

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