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What does Odissa mean?

Odissa Pronunciation of Odissa [odis-sa] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Odissa means "angry man". Odissa is an alternate spelling of Odessa (Greek): form of Odysseus.



VARIANTS Odyssia, Odyssa

(female) Odisda, Odisla, ..

(male) Odisei, Odisos, ..

Odissa Quincy (O.Q.), ..

How popular is Odissa?

Odissa is an unusual given name for women. Odissa is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Odissa (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 is Odessa. Other variants, like Odyssa, are seldom used. This relation of Odissa was favored a century ago (#307), but now, Odessa has become less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Odessa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Odissa is alike in pronunciation to Audessa. Other recommended names are Ailsa, Alissa, Allissa, Amisa, Amissa, Anisa, Anissa, Annissa, Arlissa, Assa, Brissa, Calissa, Chrissa, Corissa, Crissa, Elisa, Elissa, Elyssa, Gisa, Hadassa, Ilissa, Illissa, Janissa, Jelissa, Kalissa, Karissa, Korissa, Krissa, Leisa, Lerissa, Lisa, Lissa, Luisa, Malissa, Morissa, Nessa, Nissa, Norissa, Oda, Odela, Odella, Odila, Odile, Odilia, Odolia, Ofilia, Oleisa, Olida, Olinda, Olisa, Oliva, Olivea, Olivia, Olivya, Ondina, Orasia, Orilla, Orina, Orinda, Oriola, Orsa, Orssa, Osma, Parissa, Raisa, Raissa, Taisa, Tassa (see Tasha), Thirsa, Tisa, Tossa, Trisa, Trissa and Ulissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Odissa.

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