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Odysseus

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How popular is the baby 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
2015 23 0 23

Want to know about the popularity of the Odysseus baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 173 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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Odysseus" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 14 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Odysseus popular?

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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.

Origin and Meaning of Odysseus

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Odysseus

Odysseus And The Cyclops
Odysseus And The Sirens
Odysseus Characteristics
Odysseus Journey
Odysseus Son
Odysseus Wife
Odysseus Dog
Odysseus Summary

Alternative Meanings

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Y is for young, the years never show!

S is for serene, your calm time.

S is for strength, there when needed.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

U is for useful, always to others.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Your name in reverse order is "Suessydo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sodesysu". 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 Apr 5, 1995

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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 Central England approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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