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Popularity
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Odell

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the woad hill
  • #1674 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Odell" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 8 0 8
1884 7 0 7
1888 7 0 7
1889 14 7 7
1890 9 0 9
1892 16 10 6
1894 7 0 7
1895 12 5 7
1896 13 13 0
1897 24 11 13
1898 22 12 10
1899 22 10 12
1900 58 29 29
1901 35 16 19
1902 49 19 30
1903 44 14 30
1904 63 29 34
1905 62 32 30
1906 91 43 48
1907 82 44 38
1908 97 45 52
1909 101 52 49
1910 129 72 57
1911 138 62 76
1912 191 79 112
1913 217 86 131
1914 302 122 180
1915 362 125 237
1916 395 158 237
1917 409 150 259
1918 385 132 253
1919 456 151 305
1920 492 156 336
1921 494 170 324
1922 537 168 369
1923 445 150 295
1924 422 142 280
1925 459 146 313
1926 378 126 252
1927 414 114 300
1928 370 95 275
1929 395 103 292
1930 364 98 266
1931 343 78 265
1932 383 84 299
1933 308 66 242
1934 313 57 256
1935 321 71 250
1936 265 47 218
1937 260 48 212
1938 268 33 235
1939 255 42 213
1940 243 35 208
1941 233 36 197
1942 244 39 205
1943 247 26 221
1944 242 44 198
1945 236 31 205
1946 241 31 210
1947 255 28 227
1948 248 28 220
1949 256 35 221
1950 214 21 193
1951 218 25 193
1952 229 30 199
1953 227 32 195
1954 198 22 176
1955 205 16 189
1956 172 15 157
1957 180 13 167
1958 178 17 161
1959 149 13 136
1960 148 8 140
1961 130 7 123
1962 128 15 113
1963 111 22 89
1964 118 8 110
1965 89 0 89
1966 80 0 80
1967 94 8 86
1968 109 0 109
1969 85 5 80
1970 101 0 101
1971 99 7 92
1972 92 0 92
1973 92 7 85
1974 62 0 62
1975 61 0 61
1976 57 0 57
1977 61 0 61
1978 57 0 57
1979 58 0 58
1980 59 0 59
1981 61 0 61
1982 62 0 62
1983 60 0 60
1984 44 0 44
1985 49 0 49
1986 43 0 43
1987 42 0 42
1988 40 0 40
1989 45 0 45
1990 49 0 49
1991 53 0 53
1992 45 0 45
1993 39 0 39
1994 39 0 39
1995 31 0 31
1996 33 0 33
1997 26 0 26
1998 26 0 26
1999 28 0 28
2000 19 0 19
2001 20 0 20
2002 23 0 23
2003 19 0 19
2004 19 0 19
2005 17 0 17
2006 23 0 23
2007 22 0 22
2008 23 0 23
2009 13 0 13
2010 14 0 14
2011 14 0 14
2012 15 0 15
2013 18 0 18
2014 21 0 21

Want to know about the populiarty of Odell? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,714 babies born with the name Odell in the United States. That's more than enough Odells to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Odell" was in 1922 with a total of 369 babies.

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Odell" ranks #102 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 63 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of 537 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Odell popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Odell in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Odell

The name "Odell" is of English origin, and it means "From the woad hill". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Your name in reverse order is "Lledo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lolde". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Odell born Oct 5, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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