US Popularity:655
Meaning:Lord of frenzy; Inspired; Fury, frantic
Projecting potency and untameable drive, Odin is a boy's name, Norse in origin, and prominent across innumerable cultures. Named for the ancient God of wisdom, poetry, and death, Odin derives from the old Norse Óðinn, meaning "lord of frenzy." Far from rabid wildness, the name is forged from the Norse word óðr—often translated as "inspired," "fury," and "frantic"—which refers to the concept of divine mental activity. Unique to the culture, óðr is a dynamic force that overwhelms the mundane conscious mind and opens it into a vessel for profound insight and creative ability in any art. Named for the keeper of this elixir, your little Odin will have the fuel needed to push past limitations in pursuit of their passions with wild, inspiring abandon.

Odin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Odin is currently #927 on The Bump
Boy:Odin is currently #240 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Odin is currently #655 in U.S. births
Boy:Odin is currently #225 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 2
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Odin, December 2022

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Odin, April 2023

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Odin

  • WordSense, óðr

  • World History Encyclopedia, Odin, November 2017

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