What does Or mean?
Or [or] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Or is "light, brilliance". Related to Oran. Or is often combined with other names as in Or-Chaim "light of life" and Or-Zion "light of Zion".
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(female) Osa, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Or?
Or is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#41859 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Oren (#1352 from recent data), Orrin (#1810), Orin (#1876), Oran and Orren are the prominent variation forms of Or (not in Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Or was common among parents a century ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly diminished, with the form Oran becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)