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Meaning and name origin

Cody \c(o)-dy\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.


Cody has 9 variant forms: Coady, Codee, Codey, Codi, Codie, Kodee, Kodey, Kodie and Kody.

For more information, see also related girl names Cady and Kodi.

There are 2 masculine forms of Cody: Coty and Kody.


Cody is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2373 out of 4276, Top 55%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1596 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cody for girls. Cody reached its highest rank of #802 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cody name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cody outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cody is also pronounced similarly to Caddy, Cadey, Cadi, Cadye and Kady. Other suggested similar baby names are Cade, Caty, Cordy, Cory, Dody and Jody. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cody.