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Gender: Female Pronunciation: WEE-da Origin of Ouida: English diminutive

The name Ouida is a girl's name of English origin. Ouida and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Ouida

Ouida, pen name of Maria Louise Ramé, English novelist
Ouida Bergère (born Eunie Branch), American actress and screenwriter
Ouida Sebestyen, American novelist
Ouida Touchon, American painter

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)