What does Oriel mean?
Oriel [oriel] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Oriel) is of Latin derivation, and Oriel means "golden". Oriel is a version of Aurelio (Latin). Oriel is also a variation of Orel (Latin): from "aurus".
Associated with: golden.
1 more related form via Aurelio, Orel: Orry.Creative forms:
(male) Orier, Orile, ..
(female) Orila, Orilia, .. Middle name pairings:
Oriel Kyron (O.K.), ..
How popular is Oriel?
Oriel is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#91404 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Oriel (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aurelio (#1640 a year ago), Orel and Oral. Adoption of these relations of Oriel was common a century ago and has become much diminished since, with the form Oral becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Oriel is pronounced similarly to Aeriel, Aeriell, Airel, Airyel, Arel, Ariel▲, Ariell, Aryel, Aryell, Erol, Errol▼, Erryl and Uriel▲. Other suggested similar names are Abiel, Abriel, Adiel, Adriel▲, Amiel, Ardel, Arnel, Asiel, Aviel, Azriel, Dariel▲, Doriel, Guriel, Itiel, Jeriel, Moriel, Muriel, Niel, Nuriel, Obie▼, Odie▼, Ogier, Onjel, Oren, Orfeo, Orin, Orion▲, Ornet, Orren, Orsen, Orval▼, Orvell (see Orville), Orvil, Osier, Otniel, Poriel, Ursel, Uziel and Zuriel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Oriel.See names in meaning and etymology.