Meaning and Name Origin
Odella \o-della, od(el)-la\ as a girls' name. Odella's roots are Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Odella is "song; praise God". Odella is a form of Odele (Greek): also possibly (German) "rich", or an Old English place name for "woad hill". Odella is also a variation of Odelia (Hebrew): Odilia was an eighth-century French saint.
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. Popular alternative forms of Odella (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Ottilie, Odell, Odelia and Oda. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Ottilie, Odell, Odelia and Oda becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.