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Cody (girl)

What does Cody mean?

Cody Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, surname


VARIANTS Coady, Codee, Codey, Codi, Codie, Kodee, Kodey, Kodie, Kody

SEE ALSO Cady, Kodi




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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)

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, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cody name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Cady, Codi, Codie and Kodi (#1833 VIA LATEST LIST) are the prominent variation forms of Cody. These forms of Cody reached the top of their popularity 3 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.04%) and are now significantly less common (ADOPTION 0.01%, 83% LESS), with the form Cody becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cody, Cady, Codi, Codie, Kodi in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cody is pronounced similarly to Caddy, Cadee, Cadey, Cadi, Cadie, Cadye, Kadi and Kady. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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