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Gender: Male Meaning of Odysseus: "wrathful" Origin of Odysseus: Greek mythology name

The name Odysseus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "wrathful". Odysseus and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Duggarlike Game: With a twist!".

From the experts:

The name of the brave, resourceful hero of Homer's epic saga has almost always been considered too weighty for a child to bear, but at this point, some brave, resourceful parents out there might be willing to take it on.

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Famous People Named Odysseus

Pop Culture References for the name Odysseus

Odysseus, Greek mythological figure, main character in Homer's "Odyssey"
Literally translates to "to be angry, to hate"


Odysseus's International Variations

Odyssée (French)


kpearl8 Says:


I always thought Noddy would be a ridiculously cute nickname for this :3