Odette Name Meaning & Origin

Odette

Pronunciation: oh-DEHT (key)

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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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Nicknames for Odette: | Edit

Oddy, Dette, Detty, Dotty, Odie, Odd, Etty, Dot, Dottie, Dede, Etta

Meanings and history of the name Odette: | Edit

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".

Famous real-life people named Odette: | Edit

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

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