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What does Odon mean?

Odon Pronunciation of Odon [odon] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and Odon means "wealthy protector". Odon is an alternate spelling of Edmund (Old English).

Associated with: old english, wealthy, protector (defender).


5 related forms via Edmund: Eamon, Ed, Eddy, Edmon and Edmond.

Creative forms:
(male) Odor, Odos, ..

(female) Odana, Odot, ..

Middle name pairings:
Odon Davis (O.D.), ..

How popular is Odon?

Odon is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#77472 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Odon (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Eamon (#1276 in 2015), Ed, Eddy (#1433), Edmon, Edmond (#1902) and Edmund (#1109). Usage of these forms of Odon was well-received 135 years ago (median #873) and has become much reduced since (#1620, 93%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eamon, Ed, Eddy, Edmon, Edmond, Edmund in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Odon is alike in pronunciation to Adan, Aden, Adin, Adon, Aedan, Aidan, Aiden, Aidyn, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edwin, Edwyn, Edyn, Eidan, Eiden, Idan and Odin. Other recommended names are Admon, Adron, Aldon, Alon, Amon, Ardon, Aron, Cadon, Con, Don, Edson, Egon, Ekon, Eldon, Eon, Eton, Huon, Ilon, Ion, Ivon, Jadon, Jon, Ladon, Ledon, Leon, Lidon, Lon, Lyon, Odie, Odilon, Odis, Odo, Odolf, Odran, Ogdan, Ogdon, Olin, Olof, Olov, Olyn, Orin, Orion, Oro, Oron, Orson, Orton, Oryon, Rion, Ton and Von. These names tend to be more commonly used than Odon.

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