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Meaning and name origin

Orin \o-rin\ as a boy's name is of Aramaic, Irish, Gaelic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Orin is "light; pale; pine tree; fair, pale". Orin is a variant of Oran (Aramaic, Irish, Gaelic): the Hebrew form originated from an Aramaic expression meaning "light", while the English usage of this name is derived from Odhran (Irish, Gaelic) "pale". Also a variant of Oren (Hebrew, Irish, Gaelic): see also Oron.


Orin has 3 variant forms: Orran, Orren, Orrin.


Orin is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Orin for boys. Orin reached its highest rank of #467 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Orin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Orin outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Orin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Orrin, Orin, Oren and Oran. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Oran, Oren, Orin, Orrin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oran outside U.S.

Similar Names

Orin is also pronounced similarly 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.