Name Odysseus Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Odysseus


Odysseus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Odysseus?

Odysseus is a name from Greek mythology. He was a son of Laertes and Anticlea and a ruler of Ithaca. With his wife Penelope, he became father of his son Telemachus. Odysseus was one of the heroes in the Trojan War and in the Odyssey Homer described his longtime homecoming.

What does the name Odysseus mean?

Odysseus means “wrathful” and “hateful” (from Greek “ὀδύσσομαι/odússomai” = to hate).

Pronunciation of Odysseus

Popularity of the name Odysseus

The name Odysseus is ranked #12633 overall.

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