When George Odd was born in 1808, his father, Thomas Odboye, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Cooke, was 39.
1 English: relationship name from the Middle English personal name Ode, Odd(e). This is either from Anglo-Norman French Ode ( see Oates ) or from Old English Od(d)a and Old Scandinavian Oddr, Oddi, which was probably confused with and absorbed into the Norman name. Compare Oddy . Some of the following bearers may alternatively belong with (2).
2 English: nickname, perhaps from Middle English od(e), odde ‘odd, outstanding, brave’.