What does Odella mean?
Odella /odel-la/ as a girls' name. Odella's roots are Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Odella is "song; praise God". Odella is an alternate form, with the suffix -a, of Odele (Greek): also possibly (German) "rich". Odella is also a variation of Odelia (Hebrew): Odilia was an eighth-century French saint.
How popular is Odella?
Odella is an uncommon given name for females. Odella is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Odella and associated names. Ottilie, Odell, Odelia and Oda are the popular alternative forms of Odella (outside Top 1000). These relations of Odella were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (average #753) and have become less common since. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Odella is pronounced similarly to Adela▼, Adelia▼, Adella▼, Adellah, Adeola, Adiella, Ahdella, Idella▼, Odila, Odolia, Udella and Yudella. Other suggested similar baby names are Onella and Orella. These names tend to be more commonly used than Odella.