Cody Family History
Cody Name Meaning
Irish (Kilkenny): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Óda ‘son of Óda’ a personal name of ancient Germanic origin introduced into Ireland by the Normans. This name was taken by a family in Kilkenny formerly known as Archdeacon. English (Middlesex): perhaps from a diminutive of the Old English personal name Coda of unexplained etymology. Americanized form of Coty 1 a surname of French origin (see Cote ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022