Cody Family History

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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

What did your Cody ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cody. 62% of Cody men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Cody women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cody were Public Works Contractors Labourer Heavy Work and Charwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    62%
  • Builders Labourer
    17%
  • Colliery Repairer Heavy Work
    12%
  • Public Works Contractors Labourer Heavy Work
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Daily Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Charwoman
    3%

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

Cody Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 94,000 census records available for the last name Cody. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cody 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Cody. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Cody. For the veterans among your Cody ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cody Life Expectancy

What is the average Cody lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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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