Codd Family History

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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

What did your Codd ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Codd. 13% of Codd men worked as a Farmer and 71% of Codd women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Codd were Farm Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Codd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Codd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Codd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Codd. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Codd. For the veterans among your Codd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Codd Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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