Odessa
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
oh-DE-sə
Meaning
Filled with wrath
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Odessa most likely originates in Greek language and means "filled with wrath". It is a feminine form of Odysseus, the famous Greek king of Ithaca and the main character in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. Some sources also suggest the name Odessa can refer to a large city in Ukraine. It is also the name of several places in the United States, the most prominent probably being Odessa in Texas. As a feminine given name Odessa is rather rare in the United States.

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