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

Odysseus Origin and Meaning

The name Odysseus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "wrathful".

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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Odysseus's International Variations

Odyssée (French)


kpearl8 Says:


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