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What does Orjan mean?

Orjan Pronunciation of Orjan [or-jan] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Orjan is "farmer". Orjan is a Scandinavian form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios.

Associated with: scandinavian, greek, farmer.


4 alternative forms via George: Goran, Joran, Jorgan and Jurian.

Creative forms:
(male) Onjan, Orjanh, ..

(female) Orma, Orogen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orjan Lawrence (O.L.), ..

How popular is Orjan?

Orjan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Orjan is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. George (#136 from recent data) is the only popular varying form of Orjan (not ranked). This form of Orjan was popular as a baby name a century ago (adoption of 4.35%) and is now much less widespread (adoption 0.16%, down 96%), with George becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of George in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Orjan is alike in pronunciation to Arjen and Arjun. Other suggested similar names are Aran, Arian, Arlan, Arman, Arnan, Arran, Bran, Brian, Bryan, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Fran, Frean, Odran, Ogdan, Oral, Oran, Oren, Orin, Orion, Orlan, Orland, Orlin, Orman, Ormand, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin, Orsen, Orsin, Orson, Orton, Orval, Orvin, Orwin, Oryon, Osman, Rajan, Sajan and Urban. These names tend to be more frequently used than Orjan.

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