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What does Odele mean?

Odele Pronunciation of Odele [odele] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Odele is "song". Also possibly (German) "rich", or an Old English place name for "woad hill". Woad is a blue dye supposedly used by the ancient Druids in their religious rites. Also possibly a variant of Adele.

Associated with: greek, rich (wealthy), hill (mountain), blue.


Odele has 11 variants: Odela, Odelet, Odelette, Odelina, Odeline, Odell, Odella, Odelle, Udele, Udelia and Udilia.

Related girl name: Odelia.

4 more alternative forms via Adele: Adel, Adell, Adelle and Edelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Odeole, Olele, ..

(male) Odedo, Odeley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Odele Erin (O.E.), ..

How popular is Odele?

Odele is an uncommon first name for females. Odele is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Adel, Adele (#652 via latest list), Adell, Adelle, Odelia, Odell, Odella and Odelle are the prominent alternative forms of Odele (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Odele was at its peak 105 years ago (median #1003) and has become much less since. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adel, Adele, Adell, Adelle, Odelia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Odell, Odella, Odelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Odele is alike in pronunciation to Adal, Aedelle, Idelle, Odile, Udelle, Udile and Yudelle. Other suggested similar names are Cele, Chele, Fidele, Noele, Odette, Odila, Orel, Orela, Orelie, Peele and Zele. These names tend to be more frequently used than Odele.

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