Name Kodi Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kodi


Kodi is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Kodi thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Kodi?

Kodi is a variant of Cody and derived from the Irish surname Ó Cuidighthigh.

What does the name Kodi mean?

Kodi means “descendant of Cuidightheach” and “helpful person”, because Cuidightheach was originally a byname for a helpful person.

Variants of Kodi

The name Kodi is used as a given name in approximately nineteen different countries making it very international. Kodi is a unisex name, but is more commonly given to boys. The name is short and cheeky playful, making it perfect if you want to choose a name outside the mainstream for your son. More popular than Kodi is the spelling Cody, but there are also the variants Codi, Codie or Kody. Kodi is also the name of several companies, including a software company. How about combining the unusual name Kodi with a trendy name? For example, your son could be named Kodi Liam, Kodi Noah, Kodi Elijah or Kodi James.

Famous men named Kodi

  • Kodi Smit-McPhee is an Australian actor who rose to fame as a child actor. Born in 1996 in Adelaide, Kodi comes from a family of actors and was already in front of the camera at the age of about nine. He gained great fame for his starring role as Viggo Mortensen’s movie son in “The Road” (2009); in the film they travel together through post-apocalyptic America. As an adult, Kodi has appeared in films in the “X-Men” series and in the crowd favorite “Deadpool,” as well as in the filmography “Elvis” (2022) about Elvis Presley.
  • Kodi Lee is a Korean-American singer-songwriter. He won the 14th season of the casting show “America’s Got Talent.” Born in Utah in 1996, Kodi suffers from optic nerve hypoplasia, which makes him severely visually impaired. However, his disability cannot stop Kodi and he has been active as a musician since winning the show.

Pronunciation of Kodi

Variants of the name Kodi

Codi Codie Cody Kody

Popularity of the name Kodi

The name Kodi is ranked #1051 overall.

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