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What does Oria mean?

Oria Pronunciation of Oria [oria] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and Oria means "wind; sunrise". Oria is an alternate form of Aura (Latin). Oria is also a derivative of Oriana (Latin): from the same root as Aurora.

Associated with: sunrise (dawn).


Oria has 3 variants: Aurea, Auria and Ora.

3 more alternative forms via Aura, Oriana: Oreana, Oriane and Orianna.

Creative forms:
(female) Oreia, Orta, ..

(male) Orer, Orri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oria Tahlia (O.T.), ..

How popular is Oria?

Oria is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#59611 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Oria (not in Top 2000) are Aura, Ora and Oriana (#1962 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Orianna, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Oria was at its most widespread 125 years ago (median #1053) and has become much reduced since, with the version Ora becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aura, Ora, Oriana in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Oria is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ara, Ari, Aria, Ariah, Arie, Ariya, Ariyah, Arria, Arrie, Arya, Eira, Iara, Ira, Orah, Orra, Orya, Uira, Uriya, Yaira, Yara and Yeira. Other recommended names are Adria, Ardia, Argia, Asia, Bria, Daria, Doria, Elia, Gaia, Joia, Kaia, Kiria, Kyria, Loria, Lyria, Maria, Nia, Oba, Oda, Ofira, Ofra, Olia, Olina, Olla, Olva, Oma, Oni, Onie, Onita, Oona, Oralia, Orel, Orfea, Orfia, Orilla, Orina, Orit, Orla, Orli, Orna, Orpa, Orsa, Orthia, Oula, Ozma, Ria, Saria, Siria, Syria, Thia, Tia, Toria and Treia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Oria.

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