Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
Rice is the only grass that can grown in water.  More

Ulysses Meaning


What does Ulysses mean?

The name Ulysses is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Ulysses is "hateful, angry".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "to be angry, to hate".

Ulysses is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced U-ly-sses.

The Given Name Ulysses

Ulysses is a form of Ulyssa. See Ulyssa for further details.

Ulysses appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

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

Wrap it up and take it home, Ulysses may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ulysses S. Grant.

Ulysses Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,135 in baby name popularity for boys with 169 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,187 in baby name popularity for boys with 157 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Ulysses Related Names

Ulysses is a form of Ulyssa.

Famous Ulyssess

  • Ulysses ~ Roman Myth - A king of Ithaca and the husband of Penelope. (Odysseus)
  • Ulysses S. Grant ~ U. S. President (1869-1877)

Ulysses 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 Ulysses.

Children named Ulysses are often knowing and giddy but most of all they are read more >>

Ulysses Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ulysses.

Just for fun, see the name Ulysses 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 Ulysses in Nautical Flags page.