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Orel (girl)

What does Orel mean?

Orel Pronunciation of Orel [orel] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Orel) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Orel is "golden". Orel is a version of Aurelia (Latin): feminine of Aurelio.

Associated with: golden.

Variations

Orel has 4 variants: Aural, Aurel, Auriel and Aurielle.

11 more alternative forms via Aurelia: Arela, Areli, Arelie, Arella, Arely, Aurea, Irelee, Ora, Oralia, Oralie and Orelia.

Creative forms:
(female) Orael, Oreel, ..

(male) Orei, Orlo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orel Mabel (O.M.), ..

How popular is Orel?

Orel is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#56826 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Orel (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Areli (#1389 from current records), Arely (#775), Aurelia (#802), Ora, Oralia and Orelia. These forms of Orel were at the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.14%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.04%, 73%). Arely has generally been the top pick of parents, though Aurelia has become trendy as well over time, while Ora has become less contemporary. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Areli, Arely, Aurelia, Ora, Oralia, Orelia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Orel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Orel is alike in pronunciation to Aeriel, Arelle, Ariel, Ariele, Ariell, Euryl, Oreolle, Oriel, Orielle and Oriole. Other suggested similar names are Adel, Amel, Bel, Carel, Chel, Coel, Dael, Darel, Del, Etel, Gael, Jael, Karel, Kyel, Lael, Lorel, Mel, Merel, Neel, Nel, Noel, Odela, Odele, Odell, Opal, Orabel, Orah, Orali, Orbel, Orela, Orelda, Orelie, Orella, Oreta, Orfea, Oria, Orit, Orla, Orlee, Orli, Orna, Orpa, Orra, Orrla (see Orla), Orsa, Orsel, Orya and Sorel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orel.

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