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Gender: F Origin of Odessa: Russian place-name

Odessa, a Ukrainian port city, was given its name by Russia's Catherine the Great, who was inspired by Homer's Odyssey. It would make an original and intriguing choice.

Though rare today, Odessa had more U.S. popularity in the past than you might imagine. It actually ranked in the Top 1000 every year from 1880, the year Social Security records began to be kept, through 1956. Michael Chiklis, onetime Commish, has a daughter named Odessa.

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Pop Culture References for the Name Odessa

The song Odessa by Caribou
Odessa, The Bee Gee's album
Odessa Again, novel

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