What does Orin mean?
Orin \o-rin\ as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Orin is "light; pale; pine tree; fair, pale". Orin is a variant of Oran (Aramaic, Irish, Gaelic). Orin is also a derivative of Oren (Hebrew, Irish, Gaelic).
Orin▼ has 1 more alternative form via Oran, Oren: Orenthal.
Orin is a rare given name for men. Orin is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Orin for boys. Orin reached its top position of #467 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Orin and corresponding names. Oran, Oren and Orrin are the prominent variation forms of Orin. Usage of this boy name was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 and is now significantly lower, with the forms Oran, Oren, Orin and Orrin becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Orin▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aarin, Aran, Aren, Arian▲, Arien, Arin, Arion, Aron▼, Arrin, Arun, Arwin, Eran, Erin▼, Eron, Erwin▼, Irwin▼, Orion▲, Oron, Orwin and Oryon. Other suggested similar baby names are Odin▲, Olin▼, Orlin, Orsin, Orvin and Owin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orin.