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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.

Famous People Named Ouida

Ouida Bergere, US silent film actress
Ouida Sebestyen, US novelist
Ouida Touchon, US artist

Pop Culture References for the Name Ouida

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)