Origin:Greek
Popularity:3036
Meaning:The Odyssey; of Odysseia
Odessa is a girl's name of Greek origin. Taking its roots from the literary history tree, this name travels all the back in time to ancient Greece. The "Odyssey" is a long-form poem written by the famed Homer. The tale tells the story of the king of Ithaca after the infamous fall of Troy. The Latin version of the title is Odyssea, altered from the Greek Odysseia. Making its way through time and history to get to baby in a beautiful and feminine Odessa, it appears as if the king's ten year stint of wandering wasn't meant to end there.

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