Cody

Cody - A very unique male name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cody, meaning helpful, pillow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1918 on position #1498. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cody and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cody? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cody. The baby boy name Cody was given to 1,983 baby boys in 2012, ranking #188 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 828 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cody peaked in popularity 28 years ago in 1991 on position 24.



Famous with this name

Cody Fern
Cody Christian
Cody Kearsley


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Cody is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cody is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #86 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #256.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cody is where you live.


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Cody origin and meaning

Cody is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means helpful, pillow. To see famous people named Cody, pop culture references for the name Cody and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cody

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cody, sorted by popularity.

Chad / Cade / Coty / Chet / Codey / Codie / Cassidy / Chadd / Codi / Coda /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012188
2011172
2010158
2009135
2008123
2007120
2006105
200596
200485
200378
200271
200164
200060
199945
199843
199736
199631
199526
199425
199324
199224
199124
199031
198945
198843
198749
198656
198552
198462
198381
198295
1981119
1980143
1979146
1978152
1977183
1976199
1975226
1974252
1973277
1972352
1971397
1970428
1969491
1968532
1967549
1966605
1965636
1964583
1963603
1962711
1961823
1960922
1959846
1958827
1957871
1956977
19551041
1954901
19531155
1952996
1951988
19501552
19481376
19471611
19461539
19451439
19441459
19341340
19231761
19181498

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming86
Alaska95
Hawaii102
Maine104
North Dakota104
New Hampshire112
West Virginia116
Arkansas125
Colorado132
Oklahoma135
South Dakota140
Massachusetts141
Nebraska142
Vermont142
Pennsylvania145
Montana145
Alabama146
Michigan151
Oregon157
Minnesota157
Maryland158
Connecticut169
Ohio170
Missouri177
Louisiana183
Iowa186
Utah187
Mississippi189
Idaho190
South Carolina192
Wisconsin192
New Mexico193
Washington194
Kentucky198
California204
Tennessee205
Georgia206
Rhode Island209
Illinois212
Indiana217
Arizona219
Florida226
Texas233
North Carolina235
Nevada240
Kansas243
New York245
Virginia246
New Jersey256

Even more about Cody


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cody a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cody?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1991
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cody
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 828
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1918
2012 births +1,983

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