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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Odysseus

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Angry
  • #29366 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1999 6 0 6
2000 6 0 6
2002 7 0 7
2003 7 0 7
2006 8 0 8
2007 8 0 8
2008 5 0 5
2009 6 0 6
2010 10 0 10
2011 14 0 14
2012 16 0 16
2013 27 0 27
2014 30 0 30

Want to know about the populiarty of Odysseus? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 150 babies born with the name Odysseus in the United States. That's more than enough Odyssei to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Odysseus" was in 2014 with a total of 30 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Odysseus" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 30 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Odysseus popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Odysseus

The name "Odysseus" is of Greek origin, and it means "Angry". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

S is for special, you are, you know!

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

S is for serious, not always joking.

Your name in reverse order is "Suessydo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ydussseo". 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 Odysseus born May 13, 1995

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 Turkey approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Odysseus

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