Gender: Female Meaning of Ovidia: "shepherd or sheep" Origin of Ovidia: Feminine variation of Ovidius, Roman family name

Ovidia Origin and Meaning

The name Ovidia is a girl's name of Spanish, Latin, Portuguese origin meaning "shepherd or sheep".

Ovidia is the unusual feminine form of the ancient Roman Ovidius, most famous as the name of the exiled 1st century Roman poet Ovid. Modern male form Ovidio is known in Spain and Portugal. Ovida is another variation.

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Essa Says:


I expect this to at least catch on a little bit due to the popularity of Olivia, as well as the rise in Octavia, Ophelia and Odetta. Although, to my ears, it is a lot more harsh sounding so I don't think it will ever be a completely mainstream name.

anatoliabrooke Says:


It's the feminine form of Ovid, who was a Greek writer

flora_kate Says:


It could be a fresher (if clunkier) take on the super popular Olivia.