71,712 MOODY members around the world
Stay informed about MOODY Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
MOODY Family HistoryThis intriguing name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is an example of that sizeable group of early surnames that were gradually created from the habitual use of nicknames. These were given in the first instance with reference to a variety of characteristics, such as a person's physical attributes or peculiarities, or their mental or moral qualities. In this case, the nickname is derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century "modig", brave, proud, a derivative of "mod", spirit, mind, courage, in Middle English "modie", with the developed meaning of impetuous, haughty, or angry.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous MOODY (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the MOODY tribe
- Find your MOODY ancestor
- Tell us about your MOODY Family
- Tell us about your MOODY ancestors
- Ask a question about the MOODY history
- Leave a message for MOODY family members
Invite more MOODY family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the MOODY tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the MOODY Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from