Origin: Latin, Romanian Meaning: a feminine form of Ovid, the English form of Latin Ovidius either from Latin ovum meaning “egg” or Latin ovis “sheep”. It’s also a Romanian feminine form of Ovidiu, the Romanian form of Ovid. I’ve also seen it listed as a Norwegian feminine form of Ove which has several meanings: “inheritance”; “active, at work”. Variants:…


Origin: Old Norse Meaning: from Old Norse Áleifr meaning “ancestor’s descendant” or “ancestor’s relics” from Old Norse elements anu (ancestor, father) and leifr (descendant, heir, heritage). Variants: Olav (Norwegian, Danish); Oluf (Danish). Count Olaf is the main antagonist of the series, relentlessly pursuing the Baudelaire children for their fortune.


Origin: Greek Οζιας (Ancient Greek) Meaning: form of Uzziah ( עֻזִּיָּה ) meaning “my power is Yahweh” or “my strength is Yahweh” Variants: Uzziah (Hebrew)


Origin: Greek Meaning: Latinized form of Okeanos meaning “river, ocean” ( Ωκεανος ) Oceanus was the Titan believed to be the personification of the sea Variants: Okeanos  


Origin: English, Portuguese Meaning: a variant of Oliver, either from Germanic Alfher (elf army, warrior) or Norse Olaf (ancestor’s descendant). It could also be a masculine form of Olivia, meaning “olive”


Origin: English Meaning: oak valley


Origin: English, Anglo Saxon, German Meaning: from os “god and weald “power, ruler” meaning “god power, ruler”


Origin: English, Latin Meaning: first used by William Shakespeare for one of his characters. It could have been based on Latin Oliva, meaning olive, or a feminization of Oliver which comes from Old Norse: either from Alfihar meaning “elf army/warrior” or Olaf “ancestor’s descendant”


Origin: English, French Meaning: unknown, though possible means “golden city” in French. It was a name invented by Fanny Burney


Origin: Latin, French, English Meaning: gold, golden Also refers to a species of birds


Origin: English, Irish Meaning: deer lover Variants: Oskar


Origin: Greek Meaning: one who is smooth Variants: Oleya


Origin: Greek Meaning: to hate; to lament, bewail; one who is full of fury; angry man; adventurous journey Variants: Odessa, Odyssa, Odissa, Odessia Gender: Female Odyssia could be derived from the Greek figure Odysseus, which means angry man, full of fury, or all those other less than savory meanings. It could also be taken from…


Origin: French, German Meaning: It means either “wealth, fortune”, or it comes from the Germanic odal which means “fatherland” Gender: Female Odette is a diminutive of either Oda or Odilia, as well as being the name of the princess from Swan Lake