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What does Orit mean?

Orit /orit/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Orit is "light".

Associated with: light


Orit has 3 variants: Ora, Orah and Orya.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Olit, Oriti, ..

(male) Oritto, Orto, ..

How popular is Orit?

Orit is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Orit is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Orit and associated names. Ora and Orah are the popular varying forms of Orit (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Orit were popular with parents 124 years ago (adoption of 0.12%), but now, the version Ora has become less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names


Orit is alike in pronunciation to Arete, Irit, Orette and Urit. Other recommended names are Amit, Arnit, Arzit, Berit, Bit, Brit, Cait, Dorit, Kait, Kit, Lirit, Marit, Nerit, Nirit, Nurit, Ofrat (see Ofra), Ofrit, Olia, Oni, Onie, Onita, Oralit (see Oralee), Orel, Oreta, Orfia, Oria, Oriel, Orina, Orla, Orli, Orna, Orpa, Orra, Orsa and Tait. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orit.