Cody Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cody Family Origin

Where is the Cody family from?

Cody Family Occupations

What did your Cody ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cody occupation in the UK was Printer. 6% of Cody's were Printers. Printer, Agricultural Labourer and Cattle Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cody. A less common occupation for the Cody family was Coal Miner.

View Census data for Cody | Data not to scale

  • Printer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Cattle Salesman

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cody ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cody Historical Records

What Cody family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cody

Passenger List

There are 642 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.

View all Cody immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 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.

View all Cody military records

You've only scratched the surface of Cody family history.

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cody

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cody ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Cody Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name