Early-attested site in the Parish of Wykeham
- Boddale c.1153 Dugdv.670
- Bodale 1259 Ass
- Budells 1619 NRS
The phonetic history of the name is parallel to that of Beadlam 67supra , and the original vowel must have been ō .The first element is perhaps ODan boð. Hence, 'booth-valley.'