Ulysse name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ulysse mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ulysse

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International Interest
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Borrowed from Latin Ulyssēs. The Roman name is commonly used for the Greek character, perhaps because a Greek-derived name would be rendered identically to Odyssée (“Odyssey”).

  1. (Greek mythology) Odysseus
  2. (Roman mythology) Ulysses

Notable Persons Named Ulysse

Notable Persons Named Ulysse

Ulysse Diallo

Ulysse Diallo is a soccer player for the C.S. Marítimo, Shabab Al-Sahel, Ferencvárosi TC, F.C. Arouca, and Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F. Ulysse was born on October 26th, 1992 in Bamako.

Ulysse Obame-Ndong

Ulysse Obame-Ndong is a soccer player for the Ermis Aradippou, Racing Club de France football Colombes 92, Amiens SC, Queens Park Rangers F.C., and Othellos Athienou F.C. Ulysse was born on November 24th, 1992.

Ulysse Delécluse

Ulysse was born in 1907. He died in 1995.

Ulysse Gosset

Ulysse Gosset is a journalist, news presenter, television presenter, and news anchor. Ulysse was born in 1955.

Ulysse Gemignani

Ulysse was born in 1906. He passed away in 1973.

Ulysse Bozonnet

Ulysse was born in 1922. He breathed his last breath in 2014.

  • Ulysse Trélat

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ulysse

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ulysse

Yves Ulysse Jr.

Yves was born on July 29th, 1988 in Montreal.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ulysse U.S.
  White 1.32% 64.26%
  African American 93.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ulysse

People with the last name Ulysse are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ulysse

  • How Popular is the name Ulysse? Ulysse is the 24,984th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ulysse was the 18,928th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ulysse have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 245 babies born with the first name Ulysse in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ulysse to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ulysse? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ulysse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ulysse is Thursday, July 13th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Ulysse born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ulysse was in 1922 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Ulysse Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ulysse is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Ulysse: The name spelled backwards is Essylu. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Sesyul. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ulysse? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,442 people with the last name Ulysse.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ulysse? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ulysse as their last name since less than 1 person in 204k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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