Odessa Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Odessa
Dessie, Dessa, Odie, Essie, Essa, Dess, Ode, Otis
- Meanings and history of the name Odessa
Wrathful; Odessa is the feminine version of Odysseus, which has taken on the connotative meaning of wandering, traveling adventure in honor of the famous voyage in Homer's epic The Odyssey.
Odessa, a Ukrainian port city that sits on the north coast of the Black Sea, was given its name by Russia's Catherine the Great, who was inspired by Homer's Odyssey.
Odessa,TX; named from railroad workers who claimed it reminded them of the Odessa region in the south of Russia.
- Famous real-life people named Odessa
Odessa Adlon - Actress
Odessa Whitmire - Fashion Designer, At Some odd Rubies.
- Odessa in song, story & screen
Odessa file - 1974 film