Codd Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses and bags, from Middle English cod ‘bag’. English: nickname for a man noted for his apparent sexual prowess, from cod(piece), in Tudor times the garment worn prominently over the male genitals. English: from Middle English cod, the fish (of uncertain origin, perhaps a transferred use of 1), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or possibly as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way. Irish: variant of Cody. Irish (County Wexford): from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Cod.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dodd, Todd, Kidd, Cord, Corn, Coad, Mudd, Curd, Podd, Corda

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Codd Family Origin

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Codd Family Occupations

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  • Banker

    21%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Clergaman

    7%
  • Clerk Gtr

    7%

In 1881, the most common Codd occupation in Canada was Banker. 21% of Codd's were Bankers. Banker, Farmer and Clergaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Codd. A less common occupation for the Codd family was Clerk Gtr.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Codd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Codd in 1957 was 50, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Codd

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