Odile Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Odile
Odie, Dilie, Didi
- Meanings and history of the name Odile
Odile is a French name meaning "wealthy, fortunate."
Odile is a variant of the Old German name Odila, and its meaning is "fortunate or prosperous in battle".
- Famous real-life people named Odile
St. Odile of Alsace, patron saint of the blind (she was born blind but received her sight when she was baptized).
Odile Crick, British artist and original sketcher of the double helix structure of DNA, discovered by her husband Francis Crick and James D. Watson in 1953.
Odile Jacob, French scientist.
- Odile in song, story & screen
Odile, the black swan maiden in Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake". Her opposite is Odette, the white swan maiden, who is the heroine of the ballet while Odile is the antagonist.