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I think it is a very abrupt, but beautiful name. It all depends on how you look at it. Pronounced: Oh-Det. In English this name means 'Little Song'. It is a symbol of 'wind' and a month of April. 'Odette' is a name of peace and power. What I love about this name is that it is rare and unusual. Nobody in my school, or town had this name. I Love it! :)
-- odie  10/15/2005
The lead lady in "Swan Princess" and the ballet "The Swan Lake" is called Odette.
-- frangg23  11/16/2005
Such a sweet and delicate name. It always reminds me of the princess from Swan Lake, so that's what I always associate the name with - graceful, beautiful, and utterly feminine.
-- childdoll  9/12/2006
Usually this sort of name would sound to harsh or hard to me, but since I associate it with the princess from The Swan Princess I think of it as feminine, elegant, and beautiful. I probably wouldn't use it for a child, though.
-- Iridosmine  10/17/2006
I always think of the movie 'Swan Princess' and Odette is such a goody-goody, so I dislike the names.
-- 7up  1/1/2007
Odette from the Swan Princess a goody goody? She throws a tomato at her fiance and always wins at cards and flirts with the castle guards! Only when she's a kid though. I love that film! Odette is so much better than some modern names. Tiphanie? Princess? AMERICA?! Come on!
-- Anonymous User  2/8/2007
I never liked this name. It sounds like odor to me. And who wants to be an unpleasant smell?
-- Skittsie13  11/11/2007
I really love this name because it's elegant and cute. It's absolutely cool.
-- aquaspirit96  1/12/2008
Famous Bearer: Odette Juliette Yustman has had roles in Cloverfield, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Transformers, The Holiday, Dear God, Reckless Behavoir: Caught on Tape (a lifetime original movie), and Kindergarten Cop.

She has also been in episodes of October Road, Monk, Southbeach, Quintuplets, and Remeberance.
-- Anonymous User  1/14/2008
I think Odette is a lovely name! Especially if put with Marie, Marie-Odette, if you wanted it a bit more feminine but I see no problems with Odette on it's own!
-- NiamhMarion  2/24/2008
I like the name Odette and don't at the same time, if that makes any sense at all. I think of the Swan Princess also. I liked the character Odette when she was young, then not as much when she was grown up and in love with Derek and all that mushy stuff lol.
-- Fire1815  9/7/2008
Owe debt.
-- Anonymous User  11/2/2008
Odette is not the name of a fairy in Swan Lake. The character is a woman that has been transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  11/7/2008
A famous bearer was Odette Sansom (1912-1995), a heroine of World War II.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2008
The American actor Mark Ruffalo and his wife Sunrise named their third child, born in 2007, Odette.
-- Anonymous User  1/25/2009
Odette is the name of a central character in Marcel Proust's magnificent creation 'Swann's Way.'
-- vomiting  1/13/2010
Odette is the name of the protagonist in Julietta Suzuki's manga (Japanese graphic novel/comic) Karakuri Odette.
-- missmarlenesinclair  5/7/2010
I'm sorry but Odette is really ugly-sounding. I just can't see the appeal of it.
-- Anonymous User  5/13/2011
Odette Annable (born Odette Juliette Yustman) is an American actress.
-- Anonymous User  12/12/2011
The name Odette was given to 40 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/19/2013
Odette was a very popular name in France from about 1900 to 1930, but has since declined in popularity and is very uncommon for baby girls born today.
-- bonjour_mon_joli  8/25/2013
The Swan Lake reference is awesome. I think Odette is a beautiful name.
-- Anonymous User  7/11/2014
According to my book: 'Baby Names from Around the World' by Maxine Fields, Odette is a variation of Odele which is Greek, meaning: melody
-- Vani Joy  8/8/2014
I, at first, hated this name, but now it's slowly growing on me.
-- Ali Hassan  11/22/2014
Czech and Slovak version is Odeta.
-- Samantha Carter  3/7/2015
I really love this name. Plus, the association with Swan Lake isn't bad.
-- Thegirl101  3/16/2016
English pronunciation is "aw-DET".
-- Samantha Carter  4/21/2016
The name Odette was given to 86 girls born in the US in 2015.
-- HerculePoirot  6/22/2016
I like the pronunciation of this name.
-- lilolaf  6/28/2016
I love unusual names like this! I hadn't heard it prior to watching the Swan Princess animated film. I was glad when her name was announced that it wasn't something I'd heard of before, but I did think to myself that it wasn't a pretty name. It's not frilly fru fru like most princess names tend to be, which also gives it that extra bit of 'specialness'.
-- queen_vic  1/23/2017

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