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Odon is Thor’s dad in the comics and MCU movies.
Ravenclaws rock  6/30/2018
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The murder of Odin Lloyd occurred on June 17, 2013, in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. His death made international headlines when Aaron Hernandez, at the time a tight end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League, was investigated as a suspect in the case. Prior to his death, Lloyd had been a linebacker for a New England Football League semi-professional football team, the Boston Bandits, since 2007.
cutenose  5/10/2017
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Odin is the name of a character from Fire Emblem: Fates. He is the same character as Owain from Fire Emblem: Awakening, the previous game. (Odin is the alias that Owain is using in Nohr.)
Buneary  4/6/2016
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This sounds like Russian for one and Czech for one mixed together.
― Anonymous User  4/28/2015
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The meaning of "rage, frenzy" seems to connect Odin to the Berserker warriors who fought in an uncontrollable trance-like fury.

Odin was connected to the Roman god Mercury by Roman writers such as Tacitus.

He also has significant parallels with the Celtic god Lugus.

The Christianisation of Scandinavia was slow, and stories of and even belief in Odin persisted in popular folklore at least until the 19th century.

According to folklore, he is the leader of The Wild Hunt - an ancient European folk myth of phantasmal hunters in mad pursuit across the sky or just above the ground.

Santa Claus is largely based on Odin, merged with the Christian legends of St Nicholas, bishop of Myra. Odin was long connected with the winter solstice celebration of Yule, which later merged with Christmas.

Odin is a great name, very strong and masculine, with great mythic resonance.
keepitreal  1/16/2011
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The word Odin is also the Russian word for the number 1. In Russian it is written as Один
RLLBcheese  1/26/2010
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The Russian number (unrelated, of course) is pronounced "ah-DYEEN."
Kosta  6/16/2010
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Claudia Black has a son named Odin.
MaggieSimpson  7/24/2009
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I actually know a man with this name.
Kosta  1/20/2009
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I like this name a lot. The mythology behind this is really interesting. I wouldn't ever name my child Odin however because when I was little I had a dog named Odin. So it isn't something that I would use. But I still like it.
lokie4811  8/30/2008
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This name derives form the Slavic word for one (eden/odin). As highest ranking god he is "The One [and only]" supreme god.
mssdm  4/28/2008
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"Odin's day" is the middle of the American work week.
Atarah Derek  9/10/2007
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He is Oden in Swedish. [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  12/13/2005
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In the show Gundam Wing, there is a character called Odin Lowe who raised Heero Yuy when he was a child. But in the Gundam Wing translation, it says that Odin means one in Russian.
Chandra Sri  5/13/2005
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One in Russian is "один," which is indeed "Odin" when written in this alphabet.
― Anonymous User  5/5/2007

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