Diminutive of Odell, Otis; English, German
"of the valley; wealthy"

Odie Origin and Meaning

The name Odie is a boy's name meaning "of the valley; wealthy".

This old-timey nickname for Otis and Odell is strongly tied to Garfield’s canine companion in the Garfield comic, movie, and TV franchise.

Actress Ashley Williams gave it signs of life when she used it for her son, Odie Sal, in 2017.

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Famous People Named Odie

  • Odie ArmstrongAmerican arena football player
  • Odie PayneAmerican blues drummer
  • James Ogilvie "Odie" CleghornCanadian ice hockey player
  • Marion Odicea "Odie" SpearsAmerican basketball player
  • Odie Sal Dodson (b. 2017)son of American actress Ashley Williams

Odie in Pop Culture

  • Odiedog in the "Garfield" comic, TV series, and movies
  • Odieelectronic storage device detection dog for the Anchorage, Alaska Police Department , he was introduced at a press event held Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Anchorage Police Department headquarters. Odie, a 2,year,old yellow lab, is one of 10 dogs in the world trained to detect the chemical compounds found in electronic media storage devices. (see online article for more info on this real life Odie)
  • Odieadorable 24 pound, male river otter at the Akron, Ohio Zoo , see this article, https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local,news/akron,canton,news/akron,zoo,welcomes,the,cutest,24,pound,river,otter,named,odie

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