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Odessa meaning and name origin
Odessa \o-dessa, od(es)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced oh-DESS-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Odessa is "angry man". Variant of Odysseus. The Russian port of Odessa was supposedly named for "The Odyssey".
Odessa has 3 variant forms: Odissa, Odyssa and Odyssia.
Baby names that sound like Odessa are Audessa and Eudosia.
Popularity of Odessa
Odessa is a very popular first name for women (#767 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Odessa for girls. (2010 statistics) Compare Odessa with its variant forms and related girl baby names.