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Odysseus Meaning


What does Odysseus mean?

The name Odysseus is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Odysseus is "mythical name".

Odysseus is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced O-dy-sseus.

The Given Name Odysseus

Odysseus is good for parents who want a name that is enchanting and delightful.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Odysseus falls into the Greek myth name category.

Odysseus Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,639 in baby name popularity for boys with 30 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,289 in baby name popularity for boys with 24 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Odysseus Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Odysseus has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Odysseus to other names.

Odysseus Related Names

Famous Odysseuss

  • Odysseus ~ Greek Myth - A king of Ithaca and the husband of Penelope.

Odysseus Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Odysseus.

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Odysseus Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Odysseus in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Odysseus.

Just for fun, see the name Odysseus in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Odysseus in Nautical Flags page.