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since 1880
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732
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Fun Facts about the name Code

  • When was the first name Code first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Code is Thursday, September 23rd, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Code? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Code. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Code: Your name in reverse order is Edoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edco. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Code? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 732 people with the last name Code.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Code? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Code as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Code as a last name

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Common first names for Code

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Code U.S.
  White 60.11% 64.26%
  African American 31.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Code

People with the last name Code are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Code" mean? The list below shows the origins of Code as well as things modernly associated with the name Code such as celebrities named Code.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Code
Senses
  1. A body of law, sanctioned by legislation, in which the rules of law to be specifically applied by the courts are set forth in systematic form; a compilation of laws by public authority; a digest.
  2. Any system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; as, the medical code, a system of rules for the regulation of the professional conduct of physicians; the naval code, a system of rules for making communications at sea means of signals.

Note: ☞ The collection of laws made by the order of Justinian is sometimes called, by way of eminence. “ The CodeWharton.

Etymology: F., fr. L. codex caudex, the stock or stem of a tree, a board or tablet of wood smeared over with wax, on which the ancients originally wrote; hence, a book, a writing

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
  2. (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
  3. A set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
  4. Convert ordinary language into code ("We should encode the message for security reasons")
  5. Attach a code to ("Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later")

From Old French code (“system of law”), from Latin codex, later form of caudex (“the stock or stem of a tree, a board or tablet of wood smeared over with wax, on which the ancients originally wrote; hence, a book, a writing.”).

  1. A short symbol, often with little relation to the item it represents.
    This flavour of soup has been assigned the WRT-9.
  2. A body of law, sanctioned by legislation, in which the rules of law to be specifically applied by the courts are set forth in systematic form; a compilation of laws by public authority; a digest.
  3. Any system of principles, rules or regulations relating to one subject.
    The medical is a system of rules for the regulation of the professional conduct of physicians.
    The naval is a system of rules for making communications at sea by means of signals.
  4. A set of rules for converting information into another form or representation.
    1. By synecdoche: a codeword, code point, an encoded representation of a character, symbol, or other entity.
      The ASCII of "A" is 65.
  5. A message represented by rules intended to conceal its meaning.
  6. (cryptography) A cryptographic system using a codebook that converts words or phrases into codewords.
  7. (programming, uncountable) Instructions for a computer, written in a programming language; the input of a translator, an interpreter or a browser, namely: source code, machine code, bytecode.
    Object-oriented C++ is easier to understand for a human than C .
    I wrote some to reformat text documents.
    This HTML may be placed on your web page.
  8. (linguistics) A particular lect or language variety.

From code blue, a medical emergency

    code was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, French, Friulian, Italian, Old French, and Tarantino

    What does the name Code mean?

    Cis for congenial, your pleasing way.

    Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

    Dis for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

    Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

    Past life for Code born Mar 17, 1991

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    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

    Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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