Of Irish origin.
A unisex name.
From the old surname “Ó Cuidighthigh”, meaning “descendant of Cuidightheach”.
Cuidightheach was an old Gaelic surname, meaning “helpful”.
Other forms of the name are Codie, Kody, Codi, Kodey.
Cody is ranked #256 in the U.S.A. baby names’ popularity lists and it was on the top-100 list for 1982 until 2005.
Famous male bearers are Cody Christian, Cody Linley, Cody Ceci, Cody Simpson, Cody Carson, Cody Walker, Cody McMains, Cody Zeller, Cody Allen.
A famous female bearer is American actress Cody Horn.