Moody Family History
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Moody Name Meaning
English and Irish: nickname for a courageous, arrogant, or foolhardy person, or one quickly moved to anger, from Middle English modie ‘impetuous’, ‘haughty’, ‘angry’ (Old English modig ‘brave’, ‘proud’, from mod ‘spirit’, ‘mind’, ‘courage’). This English name has been established in Ireland since the late 13th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Goody, Body, Good, Monday, Woody, Moy, Hood, Moon, Foody, Woods