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Kodi began as a spelling variation of the more popular option, Cody. It is now a unisex baby name in America, though originally it was a surname. As of 2021, Kodi is a top 2,200 option for boys or girls.

Meaning of the name Kodi:

Irish: descendent of the helpful one, son of Odo

Origin of the name Kodi:

Kodi is a spelling variation of the baby name Cody. The latter originally came from two Irish surnames, O' Cuidighthigh and Mac Oda. The former translates to “descendent of the helpful one,” and the latter means “son of Odo.” The surname came to America in the eighteenth century, eventually becoming popular as a first name.

Symbolism of the name Kodi:

Kodi originated as a variation of Cody. For this reason, it has the same meanings. Cody is the anglicized version of the Irish surnames O' Cuidighthigh and Mac Oda. O Cuidighthigh translates to “descendent of the helpful one,” and Mac Oda means “son of Odo.”

Style of the name Kodi:

Traditional

Gender of the name Kodi:

Kodi is a unisex baby name for boys or girls.

Pronunciation of the name Kodi:

KO-dee

Number of syllables in the name Kodi:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Kodi:

Kodi feels mischievous and youthful. It is an approachable and fun-loving baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Kodi:

  • Kodie
  • Kodee
  • Kody
  • Cody 
  • Codie
  • Codi
  • Kodee
  • Codee

Nicknames for the name Kodi:

  • Kod
  • Odi
  • Didi
  • Dee
  • Ko
  • Koko
  • KK

Popularity of the name Kodi:

Kodi has no records on the Social Security Popularity Index in America. As of 2021, it is just over a top 2,100 option. Specifically, Kodi is at rank 2,142 for boys or girls in America.

Related names for the name Kodi:

Great middle names for Kodi and their meanings:

  • Hailey (hay's meadow)
  • Tomlin (little Tom, twin)
  • Lauren (laurel tree, wisdom)
  • Tristan (sad, sorrowful)
  • Shadow (shade)
  • Gale (cheerful, boisterous, jovial)
  • William (resolute protector, strong-willed warrior)
  • Alfred (elf king, wise)

Famous people with the name Kodi:

  • Kodi Smit (actor)
  • Kodi Najm (musician)
  • Kodi Augustus (basketball player)

Kodis in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with the name Kodi.