"helpful, pillow"

Cody Origin and Meaning

The name Cody is a boy's name of English origin meaning "helpful, pillow".

In the early 1990s, Cody was in the Top 25 most popular boys' names in the USA; but it has been in decline since then. It retains a greater degree of popularity in the UK, however. Cody might be short for Dakota but despite its nickname feeling, it's a name of its own.

# 306 in the US

Cody Rank in US Top 1000

# 250 on Nameberry

Cody Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Cody Popularity

Famous People Named Cody

  • Cody Martin LinleyAmerican actor
  • Cody Robert SimpsonAustralian singer
  • Cody Joseph RossAmerican baseball player
  • Cody CarsonAmerican singer
  • Cody James AscheAmerican baseball player
  • Cody Rhodes (born Cody Garrett Runnels)American pro wrestler
  • Cody Lee SaintgnueAmerican actor
  • Cody Reed KaschAmerican actor
  • Cody Deaner (born Chris Gray)American pro wrestler
  • Cody HayCanadian pair skater
  • Cody JonesAmerican YouTuber of Dude Perfect
  • Cody MillerAmerican swimmer
  • Cody ChristianAmerican actor
  • Cody OwenAmerican YouTuber of TheAtlanticCraft
  • Cody John PalanceAmerican actor; son of actor Jack Palance
  • Cody James BellingerAmerican baseball player; son of Clay Bellinger
  • Cody FernAustralian actor
  • Cody Loggins (b. 1983)son of singer Kenny Loggins
  • Cody Blue Snider (b. 1989)son of singer Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
  • Cody Newton Gifford (b. 1990)son of actress Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford
  • Cody Alan Williams (b. 1991)son of actor Robin Williams
  • (Christopher) Cody Cyrus (b. 1992)son of singer Billy Ray Cyrus; half,brother of Miley Cyrus
  • Dakota "Cody" Lohan (b. 1996)brother of actress Lindsay Lohan
  • Cody Clark Hoellein (b. 2011)son of family vlogger Bonnie Hoellein
  • William F. "Buffalo Bill" CodyAmerican Wild West figure
  • Cody Ko (b.1990)Canadian,American comedian
  • Cody SimpsonAmerican singer

Cody in Pop Culture

  • Cody Martinmain character of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody; twin of Zack Martin
  • Cody Nicholsonfrom the movie "True Romance"
  • Cody Parkercharacter from TV series "American Gothic"
  • Codyclone commander from Star Wars "The Clone Wars"
  • Cody Banksmain character in the movie "Agent Cody Banks"
  • Cody Morgancharacter from "Before I Wake"
  • Codycharacter in Erin Hunter's "Warriors" book series
  • Cody Hackinscharacter in video game 'Ace Attorney'
  • CodyWyoming, USA
  • CodyWhen Calls The Heart