What does Cody mean?
Cody /cody/ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' 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. Use as a given name has been influenced by Buffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917), the showman of the Wild West.
Affiliated boy name: Coty.more]
How popular is Cody?
Cody is a very prominent first name for males (#246 out of 1220, Top 20%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1739 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Cody for boys. Cody was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #24 in the U.S. in 1993, and is presently at #220. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Cody and corresponding names. Codey, Codie, Coty and Kody (#731 in recent rankings) are the prominent alternative forms of Cody (#220 in recent rankings). These forms of Cody were popular about 2 decades ago (usage of 0.585%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.21%, 64% less), with versions such as Codey becoming less trendy. Cody is the most chic boy name here.
Thinking of names?
Cody▲ is pronounced similarly to Cuddy, Kodey, Kodi and Kodie. Other suggested similar baby names are Addy, Andy, Ardy, Brody▲, Cadby, Cade▲, Cadyn, Cary▼, Ced, Cid, Clay▼, Clodo, Cloy, Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Cobe, Cobey, Cobi, Coby▼, Coe, Col, Colby▲, Cole▲, Coley, Coll, Colm, Colt▲, Colyn, Como, Con, Coney, Conn, Conwy, Cook, Coop, Cope, Cor, Corby, Cord, Corday, Corey▲, Cork, Corry, Cort, Corty, Cory▼, Covey, Cowry, Cox, Coxe, Coxey, Coy▼, Coye, Croy, Cy, Cyd, Eddy▼, Gordy, Jody▼, Jordy▼, Mordy, Roddy, Rowdy, Rudy▼ and Woody▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cody.