What does Cody mean?
Cody /cody/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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 popularity of Cody for girls. Cody entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #802 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Cody is 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 frequently used than Cody.