Odette Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced oh-DEHT or uh-DEHT.
I am a ballerina and Swan Lake is one of my favorite ballets! My liking of the name Odette did come from the most prominent character of the ballet. I find this name to be uncommon, forgotten, and beautiful. I would consider this name for anything at anytime!
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Oddy, Dette, Detty, Dotty, Odie, Odd, Etty, Dot, Dottie, Dede, Etta
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The name Odette is the female version of Otto, from the Old High German words "otho" and "odo", which are derived from the French word "auda" meaning "rich". Therefore, Odette is of French and Old German origin, and its meaning is "wealth".
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Odette Annable - American actress
Odette Hallowes - Second World War veteran
Odette Joyeux - French actress and author
Odette Ruffalo (b. 2007), daughter of American actor, filmmaker, and social activist Mark Ruffalo
Odette Elliott - Daughter of Jared and Genevieve Padalecki
- Odette in song, story & screen: | Edit
Princess Odette, character from "The Swan Princess" (bases on Swan Lake)
Odette, the heroine of the ballet Swan Lake
"Odette", film based on the experiences of Odette Hallowes during World War 2