Name: Ouida

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ouida

  • Meaning:
    Fame and war
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Fame and war
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (WEE dah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ouida

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Ouida was the nom de plume of an English author, Maria Louise Ramé. Ouida was her attempt at saying Louise when she was a child and the nickname stuck. Ouida was used by others as a given name from the end of the 19th century before falling into disuse in the mid 20th century.

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