Gender: Female Origin of Oda: Scandinavian, short form of Odelia

Oda Origin and Meaning

The name Oda is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin.

Ada, yes. Ida, maybe. But Oda, a Scandinavian version of Odelia, not really. To English speakers, it sounds too much like "odor".

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SmilingDuck Says:


Oda means room in Turkish. Like "I'm in the room" (noun).

freddiethepink Says:


Is this pronounced like Oo-dah or Oh-dah?

Daphodil Says:


"Oda? Never" Why? I think Oda is a gorgeous name. It's also much fresher and sweeter than Ida (every other girl under 10 are named Ida where I live). Pronounced o-DAH.