Cody Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuidighthigh (see Cuddihy). Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Óda ‘son of Óda’, a personal name of Germanic origin, introduced into Ireland by the Normans. This name was taken by a family in Kilkenny formerly known as Archdeacon.

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


Similar surnames: Codd, Corda, Bondy, Corn, Cady, Gory, Goy, Caddy, Cords, Godby

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Cody Family Origin

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Cody Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Student

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • School Teacher

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Student and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cody. The most common Cody occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Cody's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cody family was School Teacher.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Cody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cody in 1942 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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