Cody - Meaning of Cody
[ 2 syll. co-dy, cod-y ] The baby girl name Cody is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced KOWDiy- †. Cody is of Celtic origin. It is used mainly in English and Irish. The meaning of Cody is 'son of Óda; son of Otto; son of Cuidightheach; son of the helpful one'. It is derived from the word mac which is of the meaning 'son'. It represents the transferred use of the surname as a given name. See Cody for more information.
Cody is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1988, 0.013% of baby girls were named Cody. It was #738 in rank then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Out of all girl names in its family, Cody was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Cody has in the last century been primarily given to boys. In 1992, 96 times more boys than girls were given the name Cody.
† Pronunciation for Cody: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"