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Boy Name: Ovid

Name: Ovid
Pronunciation: \o-vid\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Oved, Jovito, Ovadiah
Similar Names: David, Navid, Obed, Odie, Ofir, Ohad, Ohed


Ovid \o-vid\ as a boy's name. Possibly "shepherd", "egg", or "obedient". Also possibly a Latin clan name used by Publius Obidius Naso, the first-century Roman poet of the poem "Metamorphoses".

Baby names that sound like Ovid are Oved, Jovito and Ovadiah. Other similar baby names are David, Navid, Obed, Odie, Ofir, Ohad and Ohed.


Ovid is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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