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What does Oda mean?

Oda Pronunciation of Oda [oda] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Oda is "praise God". Oda is an alternate form of Odelia (Hebrew): Odilia was an eighth-century French saint.

Associated with: praise (glory).


3 different relations via Odelia: Odele, Odella and Odilia.

Creative forms:
(female) Olea, Osa, ..

(male) Odao, Odoak, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oda Samantha (O.S.), ..

How popular is Oda?

Oda is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3782 out of 4276, Top 88%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#15408 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Oda reached its peak rank of #642 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oda outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Oda listed in the Top 2000 are Odilia, Odella and Odelia. Usage of these forms of Oda was at its highest in the 1900s (median #1250).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oda, Odelia, Odella, Odilia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Oda is alike in pronunciation to Addi, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aeeda, Aida, Auda, Audi, Ayda, Eda, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida, Ieeda, Ouida and Uda. Other recommended names are Oba, Ola, Oma and Ora. These names tend to be less frequently used than Oda.

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