What does Cody mean?
Cody /cody/ as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Cody) is pronounced KO-dee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cody is "helper". Transferred use of the Irish surname Ó Cuidighthigh that was originally a byname for a helpful person, or of Mac Óda, a personal name of uncertain origin.
(female) Cedy, Coly, ..
(male) Codycy, Codyno, ..
How popular is Cody?
Cody is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2373 out of 4276, Top 55%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#1739 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Cody for girls. Cody entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #856 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of the girl name Cody and related names. Cady, Codi, Codie and Kodi are the prominent variation forms of Cody. These forms of Cody reached the top of their popularity 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.02%).
Cody is pronounced similarly to Caddy, Cadee, Cadey, Cadi, Cadie, Cadye, Kadi and Kady. Other suggested similar names are Addy, Ady, Andy, Cacy, Cade, Candy▼, Cary, Casy, Caty, Cay, Cindy▼, Cloey, Cloudy, Coco, Coe, Coel, Cole, Coley, Colly, Con, Conny, Cor, Cora▼, Cordey, Cordi, Cordy, Corey▼, Cori▼, Corly, Corry, Cory, Coryn, Cy, Cyndy, Dody, Eddy, Edy, Elody, Goldy, Hedy, Jady, Jody▼, Judy▼, Lady, Mady, Nady and Rhody. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cody.