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What does Odette mean?

Odette Pronunciation of Odette [odette] as a girls' name is of French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Odette is "wealth". In the famous ballet "Swan Lake", Odette is the good swan while Odile is the evil black swan. Folk singer Odetta.

Associated with: wealth, lake (river), good, black.


Odette has 1 variant: Odetta.

Affiliated girl names: Odila and Odelia.

Creative forms:
(female) Odete, ..

(male) Odeton, Odetos, ..

Middle name pairings:
Odette Harleigh (O.H.), ..

How popular is Odette?

Odette is a very prominent first name for females (#1920 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#25775 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Odette entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #1308 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Odile and Odelia are the popular related forms of Odette. Adoption of these relations of Odette was common a century ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Odette, Odelia, Odile in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Odette is pronounced similarly to Idette. Other suggested similar names are Alette, Anette, Arette, Bette, Brette, Cadette, Evette, Grette, Hette, Huette, Ivette, Jette, Joette, Mette, Nadette, Odele, Odelette, Odelle, Oletta, Olette, Oretta, Orette, Ornette, Ryette, Vedette, Vidette, Wyette, Yette, Yuette and Yvette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Odette.

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