Codd Family History
Codd Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses and bags, from Middle English cod ‘bag’. English: nickname for a man noted for his apparent sexual prowess, from cod(piece), in Tudor times the garment worn prominently over the male genitals. English: from Middle English cod, the fish (of uncertain origin, perhaps a transferred use of 1), 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. Irish: variant of Cody. Irish (County Wexford): from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Cod.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press