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Odell

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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 257 35 222
1950 214 21 193
1951 218 25 193
1952 230 30 200
1953 228 32 196
1954 196 22 174
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
2015 21 0 21

Fun Facts about the name Odell

  • How many people with the first name Odell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,736 babies born with the first name Odell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Odell to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Odell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Odell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Odell is Monday, October 2nd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Odell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Odell was in 1922 with a total of 369 babies.
  • Random Odell Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Odell ranks 76th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 43 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Odell: Your name in reverse order is Lledo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eldol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Odell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,349 people with the last name Odell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Odell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Odell as their last name.

Where is the name Odell popular?

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Popularity of Odell as a first name

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Popularity of Odell as a last name

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Common last names for Odell

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Robinson
  • Clark
  • Lewis
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Anderson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Odell U.S.
  White 91.44% 64.26%
  African American 2.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Odell

People with the last name Odell are most frequently White

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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.

Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Name Odell

Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham Jr. is a football player for the New York Giants. Odell was born on November 5th, 1992 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Odell Thurman

Odell Thurman is an american football player. His career lasted from 2005 to 2010. Odell was born on July 9th, 1983 in Monticello, Georgia.

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Odell Barnes

Odell Barnes was a construction worker. Odell was born on March 22nd, 1968 in Wichita County, Texas. He passed away on March 1st, 2000.

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Odell Waller

Odell Waller was a sharecropper and sharecropping. Odell was born in 1917. He left this life in 1942.

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Odell Willis

Odell Willis is an athlete for the Edmonton Eskimos. Odell was born on December 28th, 1984 in Meridian, Mississippi.

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Odell Haggins

Odell Haggins is a football player. He was most active from 1991 to 1992. Odell was born on February 27th, 1967 in Lakeland, Florida.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Odell

Tom Odell

Tom Odell is an indie pop musician. His ongoing career started in 2012. Tom was given the name Thomas Peter Odell on November 24th, 1990 in Chichester, West Sussex, England.

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Diane ODell

Diane ODell is a famed person. Diane was born in 1953.

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Deborah Odell

Deborah Odell is an important individual. Deborah was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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David Odell

David Odell is a film director and screenwriter. David was born on February 12th, 1934 in Merced, California.

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Dianne Odell

Dianne Odell was an important individual. Dianne was born on February 13th, 1947. She passed away on May 28th, 2008.

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Jimpster

Jimpster is a deep house, house music, oldschool jungle, acid jazz, and electronic music record producer and disc jockey. His career lasted from 1997 to 1997. Jimpster was given the name Jamie Odell .

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  • Stephen Odell
    (famous individual)
  • Jr. Benjamin Barker Odell
    (Governor of New York)
  • Mats Odell
    (economist)
  • Maude Odell
    (actress)
  • Frankie Odell
    (leading person)
  • Matt Odell
    (influential person)
  • Moses Fowler Odell
    (noteworthy individual)
  • Nathaniel Holmes Odell
    (leading individual)
  • Amy Odell
    (musician)

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What does the name Odell mean?

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain). U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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