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What does Ovid mean?

Ovid Pronunciation of Ovid [ovid] as a boys' name. Possibly "shepherd", "egg", or "obedient". Also possibly a Latin clan name used by Publius Obidius Naso, the first-century Roman poet of the poem "Metamorphoses".

Associated with: clan (surname), roman.


Creative forms:
(male) Ogid, Orid, ..

(female) Ovidi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ovid Callen (O.C.), ..

How popular is Ovid?

Ovid is an uncommonly occurring first name for males and an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ovid reached its apex rank of #1365 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abid, Amid, Arvid, Bid, Boid, Cid, David, Navid, Obed, Obi, Obie, Odie, Odin, Odis, Ofir, Ohad, Ohed (see Ohad), Olin, Orin, Orvil, Orvin, Osip, Osvin, Otis, Oved, Owin, Reid, Said, Sid and Tavid. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ovid.