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Gender: F Pronunciation: WEE-da Origin of Ouida: English diminutive

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This Victorian pen name is the childish version of the novelist's real name, Louisa, but it has managed to gain a sophisticated image. Ouisa is a similar childhood nickname name.

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Ouidah (sometimes Whydah) - port city on the West African coast, in present-day Benin, which has given its name to the whydah bird (native to the area) and the "Whydah Gally" (slave ship turned pirate ship)