The name Odessa has Greek origin and is also a Russian place-name. Meaning "long journey" or "voyage," the name was given to a large city in the Ukraine by Catherine the Great, who was influenced by Homer's Odyssey. In Greek mythology, Odessa is related to Odysseus, the King of Ithaca.
Similar Names: Adessa, Odyssa, Dessa
Famous Odessa Names: Odessa Whitmire (celebrity personal assistant)