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Orsa

What does Orsa mean?

Orsa Pronunciation of Orsa [or-sa] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Orsa is "little she-bear". Variant of Ursula.

Associated with: little.

Variations

Orsa has 8 variants: Orsalina, Orsaline, Orsel, Orselina, Orseline, Orsola, Orssa and Ursa.

8 more related forms via Ursula: Orsala, Orsolla, Sula, Ulla, Ursala, Ursie, Ursola and Ursy.

Creative forms:
(female) Orisa, Orsia, ..

(male) Orer, Ormar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orsa Journey (O.J.), ..

How popular is Orsa?

Orsa is an unusual first name for women. Orsa is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Sula and Ursula are the popular varying forms of Orsa (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Orsolla, are seldom used. These forms of Orsa were popular a century ago (average #692), but now, the version Ursula has become less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sula, Ursula in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Orsa is alike in pronunciation to Arza. Other recommended names are Asa, Assa, Brisa, Dusa, Elsa, Gisa, Ilsa, Irisa, Isa, Lisa, Lusa, Lysa, Mesa, Nysa, Oba, Oda, Ofra, Ola, Olga, Olia, Olisa, Olla, Olva, Oma, Ooma, Oona, Ora, Orah, Orasia, Orel, Orela, Oreta, Orfea, Orfia, Oria, Orina, Orit, Orla, Orli, Orna, Orpa, Orpah, Orra, Orrla (see Orla), Orya, Oryna, Osma, Oula, Ozma, Risa, Rosa, Rysa, Sasa, Tasa, Tersa, Tesa, Tisa, Tresa and Trisa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orsa.

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