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 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).
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.