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Cody Name Meaning and Origin

Cody Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Helpful, helpful one, cushion, helpful person

Name Origin


The name Cody means 'helpful' or 'helpful one'. It originates from the Irish language and is derived from the Gaelic surname Mac Óda, meaning 'son of Otto'. Cody can also be interpreted as 'cushion' or 'helpful person'.

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Cody Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

The name Cody is easy to pronounce with a clear and simple sound. It flows smoothly and is familiar to many English speakers.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Cody has a balanced rhythm with two syllables. It is not too fast or slow, making it pleasant to hear.

Famous People Named Cody

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● Cody Simpson

Cody Simpson is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actor. He gained fame for his debut single 'iYiYi' and has released several successful albums. Simpson has also appeared on TV shows like 'Dancing with the Stars' and 'The Masked Singer'.

● Cody Fern

Cody Fern is an Australian actor known for his roles in TV series like 'American Crime Story' and 'House of Cards'. He has received critical acclaim for his performances and is recognized for his talent in the entertainment industry.

● Cody Garbrandt

Cody Garbrandt is an American mixed martial artist and former UFC Bantamweight Champion. Known for his knockout power and aggressive fighting style, Garbrandt has gained popularity in the world of MMA.

Cody Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Cody

The name Cody does not typically evoke negative associations or cultural symbols. It is a popular and well-liked name with a strong and positive meaning of being helpful. However, as with any name, individual perceptions may vary.

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