What does Odell mean?
Odell /odell/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Odell) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Odell is "woad hill". Woad is a blue dye supposedly used by the ancient Druids in their religious rites. Also possibly (Greek) "song" or (German) "rich".
Affiliated boy name: O-.Kreatif forms: Odelloa, Odelloi, Oiodell. [more]
How popular is Odell?
Odell is a somewhat popular first name for men (#694 out of 1220, Top 57%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#1034 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Odell for boys. Odell entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #323 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the boy name Odell and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Odell listed in the Top 1000 are Dell and Odie. Adoption of these forms of Odell was well-received 124 years ago (adoption of 0.308%) and has become less since, with forms such as Odie becoming less in vogue.
Thinking of names?
Odell▼ is pronounced similarly to Adael, Adal, Adeel, Adel, Adiel, Adil, Edel, Eudel, Odile, Udale, Udall, Udel, Udell, Waddell, Wadell, Waydell and Yudell. Other recommended similar baby names are Abdell, Abell, Ardell▼, Axell, Bedell, Bell, Buell, Cadell, Codell, Euell, Ewell▼, Gaell, Joell, Kell, Ladell, Ledell, Lydell, Lyell, Odilo, Odolf, Odulf, Oneal, Orel, Orvell, Oswell, Pell, Rodell and Rydell. These names tend to be less commonly used than Odell.