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What does Orin mean?

Orin Pronunciation of Orin [orin] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Orin is "light; pale; pine tree; fair, pale". Orin is a variant form of Oran (Aramaic, Irish, Gaelic) with the suffix -in. Orin is also a derivative of Oren (Hebrew, Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: light (bright), pale (white), tree.

Variations

Orin has 3 variants: Orran, Orren and Orrin.

Creative forms:
(male) Osin, Otin, ..

(female) Orana, Orinna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orin Niko (O.N.), ..

How popular is Orin?

Orin is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#77222 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the birth name history of Orin for boys. Orin reached its top position of #468 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #1876. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Orin name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Oran, Oren (#1352 a year ago), Orren and Orrin (#1810) are the prominent variation forms of Orin (#1876 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Orin was more pronounced during the years 1880-1889 (average #668) and is now significantly lower (#1807, down 70.5%), with the form Oran becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Orin, Oran, Oren, Orren, Orrin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Orin is alike in pronunciation to Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaron, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahron, Airyn, Aran, Aren, Arian, Arren, Arrin, Arron, Arun, Aryon, Ayren, Eron, Erron, Erwinn, Erwyn, Irwyn, Orion and Warrin. Other suggested similar names are Amin, Arlin, Bain, Brain, Darin, Ermin, Fin, Garin, Glin, Hein, Herin, Iain, Irvin, Jarin, Korin, Lorin, Obie, Odin, Odis, Odran, Ofir, Oisin, Olen, Olin, Olyn, Or, Orel, Oriel, Orjan, Orlan, Orlin, Orman, Orric, Orry, Orsin, Orsino, Orsis, Orson, Orton, Orvin, Ossin, Ostin, Osvin, Ovid, Owain, Owin, Quin, Tarin, Win and Zain. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orin.

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