Meaning & History
name, possibly a feminine form of Odo
). Alternatively, it may derived from the Germanic element odal
meaning "fatherland". Saint
Odilia (or Odila) was an 8th-century nun who is considered the patron saint of Alsace. She was apparently born blind but gained sight when she was baptized.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Odelia, Odetta (English), Odette, Odile (French), Oda, Odilie, Ottilie, Ute (German), Otylia (Polish), Odalis, Odalys (Spanish), Ottilia (Swedish) |