GENDER: Feminine
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic element odal meaning "fatherland" or aud meaning "wealth, fortune". 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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Odelia, Odetta, Ottoline (English), Odette, Odile (French), Odilie, Ottilie (German), Otylia (Polish), Odalis, Odalys (Spanish), Ottilia (Swedish)