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Codey is one of many alternative spellings of the more popular Cody. Both names were super popular during the 1980s and 1990s, and while it's typically thought of as a boys' name, it's been used for girls as well. It's also been used as nickname for monikers like Dakota. Codey is short and to the point, but it's also versatile. It pairs well with almost any middle name.

Meaning of the name Codey:

Gaelic: Helpful person

Origin of the name Codey:

Codey is an Irish Gaelic name that is most likely derived from the surname O'Cuidighthigh, a name that means “helper” or “helpful person.”

Symbolism of the name Codey:

New parents may choose Codey as a symbol of their Irish or Gaelic heritage or passion for the culture. They may also see it as a symbol that their new baby will grow up to be a helpful person.

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Gender of the name Codey:

Codey is a unisex baby name, though it's more popular for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Codey:


Number of syllables in the name Codey:


Emotion evoked from the name Codey:

The baby name Codey evokes images of someone who is logical, intelligent, and desires to be a leader.

Alternative spellings for the name Codey:

Nicknames for the name Codey:

  • Code

Popularity of the name Codey:

According to the Social Security Administration, Codey was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States between 1988 and 1997. It was most popular in 1993 when it ranked at number 678. It last ranked at number 948 in 1997.

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Great middle names for Codey and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Codey:

  • Codey McElroy (football player)
  • Codey Maus (curler)
  • Codey Rei (rugby player)
  • Codey Burki (hockey player)

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