Greek mythology name

Odysseus Origin and Meaning

The name Odysseus is both a boy's name and a girl'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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Famous People Named Odysseus

  • Odysseus Elytisawarded the Nobel Prize in Literature

Odysseus in Pop Culture

  • OdysseusGreek mythological figure, main character in Homer's "Odyssey"
  • Literally translates to "to be angryto hate"

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