GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: o-do-VAY-kər (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Germanic name Audovacar meaning "wealthy and vigilant", derived from the elements aud "wealth" and wacar "vigilant". Odovacar was a 5th-century Gothic leader who overthrew the last western Roman emperor and became the first barbarian king of Italy.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Audovacar, Odoacer
OTHER LANGUAGES: Otakar, Otokar (Czech), Ottokar (German)