Codd Family History
Codd Name Meaning
English: from Middle English cod (the fish) applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish or possibly as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way. English: occupational name for a maker of leather bags or a saddler. In the 16th century codder denoted a worker in leather a saddler or a peltmonger. English: from Middle English cod(d) ‘bag’ a word that was also used to refer to the belly or stomach hence a nickname for someone with a large belly. Irish: possibly a variant of Cody .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022