ODIN
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: O-din   [key]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of Old Norse Óðinn which was derived from óðr "inspiration, rage, frenzy". It ultimately developed from the early Germanic *Woðanaz. In Norse mythology Odin was the highest of the gods, presiding over art, war, wisdom and death. He resided in Valhalla, where warriors went after they were slain.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Oden, Óðinn (Norse Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Woden (Anglo-Saxon Mythology), Wodan, Wotan (Germanic Mythology)
Popularity
United States  ranked #573 
Norway  ranked #42