Last name: CODD

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CODD : This last name is indexed 22,461 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CODD : 1: 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.2: 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.3: 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.4: Irish: possibly a variant of Cody.

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