< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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

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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 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?

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 midwest? 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.


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 dashing, the romantic you!

Y is for young, the years never show!

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

S is for success, in all you will do.

Your name in reverse order is "Suessydo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dsseyuso". 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 Sep 1, 1931

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 Italy approximately on 825. 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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