Unusual Female Names

Uncommon Girl Names Starting with O

Unusual Female Names Starting with O

A list of elegant, majestic, and uncommon girl names starting with the letter O (with history of origin and meanings).

Last updated: March 28, 2022.

 

Oceana

Name meaning: ocean, related to the ocean.

Origin: English.

Oceana name variations: Oceanna, Okeanna, Okeana, Oceane.

 

Octavia

Name meaning: eighth.

First mention: circa 1st century BC.

Origin: Roman.

Etymology: name derived from Latin word octavus (translated as eighth).

Historical reference: Octavia the Elder, daughter of the Roman governor Gaius Octavius.

Octavia name variations: Oktavia, Ottavia, Octavie.

 

October

Name meaning: month name, tenth.

Origin: English.

October name variations: Octoba, Oktoba, Oktober.

 

Odette

Name meaning: prosperity, wealth.

First mention: circa 13th century.

Origin: Old French.

Odette name variations: Odetta, Audetta, Odett, Audett.

 

Oliwia

Name meaning: olive.

First mention: circa 5th century.

Origin: Greek or Latin.

Etymology: name derived from Latin word oliva (translated as olive).

Historical reference: Olivia of Palermo, patron saint of Palermo.

Oliwia name variations: Olivia, Ollivia, Oleeya.

 

Olwen

Name meaning: white footprint.

Origin: Old Welsh.

Olwen name variations: Olwyn, Olvenna, Olwenne, Olwenna, Olwynna, Olwena, Olvena.

 

Olympia

Name meaning: Olympus.

Origin: Greek.

History behind: name derived from Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece.

Olympia name variations: Oelimpia, Olimpa, Olympiana, Olimpia.

 

Oona

Name meaning: one truth.

First mention: circa 2nd century BC.

Origin: Old Irish.

Oona name variations: Una, Unna, Unnagh, Oonagh.

 

Ophelia

Name meaning: helpful.

First mention: circa 5th century.

Origin: Greek.

Ophelia name variations: Ophelis, Oephelia, Oefelia, Ofelia, Ophelya.

 

Oprah

Name meaning: youthful.

Origin: Hebrew or Latin.

Oprah name variations: Opranna, Opra, Ophrah.

 

Osana

Name meaning: please save, salvation.

Origin: Hebrew.

First mention: late 7th century.

Etymology: derived from Hebrew hosanna (translated as please save).

Historical reference: Saint Osana, Princess of Northumbria.

Osana name variations: Hosanna, Hosana, Ossana, Osanna.

 

Osferth

Name meaning: formidable.

Origin: Old Norse.

Osfertha name variations: Osfertha, Osferthe, Osferta.

 

Ostara

Name meaning: dawning.

Origin: Germanic.

Historical reference: Eostre (or Ostara), Germanic goddess of spring.

Ostara name variations: Eoster, Osterra, Eostre, Eostara, Eastry, Eastera, Easterr, Eostra, Ostarra.

 

Ota

Name meaning: ode.

Origin: Old German.

First mention: circa 9th century.

Historical reference: Ota, Queen Consort of the East Franks.

Ota name variations: Oda, Uta, Otta, Uda.

 

Othea

Name meaning: thunder.

First mention: circa 8th century.

Origin: Old Norse.

Othea name variations: Otea, Otheya, Ateya, Atea.

 

Oulette

Name meaning: wealth.

First mention: circa 13th century.

Origin: Old French.

Oulette name variations: Aulette, Allette, Olette, Alette, Oleta.

 

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