What does Orion mean?
Orion [ori-on] as a boys' name is pronounced oh-RYE-on. It is of Greek origin. Greek mythology: Orion was a mighty hunter, the son of Poseidon, who was turned into a constellation. The Orion constellation contains three of the most conspicuous stars in the nighttime sky.
Orion▲ has 1 variant: Oryon.Creative forms:
(male) Orior, Orison, ..
(female) Orior, Orios, .. Middle name pairings:
Orion Deion (O.D.), ..
How popular is Orion?
Orion is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#97848 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Orion for boys. Orion reached its top rank of #368 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Orion▲ is pronounced similarly to Aarron, Aeron, Ahron, Aren, Arian▲, Arien, Aron▲, Arran, Arren, Arrin, Arron▼, Arun, Arwin, Arwyn, Erron, Eurion, Irwinn, Irwyn, Oren, Orin, Oron, Orran, Orrin, Orwin and Orwynn. Other suggested similar names are Adrion, Ardon, Armon, Arnon, Arvon, Brion, Briton, Bron, Bryon▼, Darion▼, Deion▼, Dion▼, Dorion, Eion, Evion, Garion, Gurion, Lion, Marion▼, Odilon, Odin▲, Odon, Ogdon, Olin▼, Oriel, Orjan, Orlan, Orlin, Orman, Ormond, Oro, Orsen, Orsin, Orson, Orton, Orvin, Owin, Rion, Sion, Torion, Triton, Urson and Zion▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Orion.