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Oriel (boy)

What does Oriel mean?

Oriel Pronunciation of 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.


Oriel has 3 variants: Aurel, Oral and Orrel.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aurelio, Oral, Orel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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