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What does Orlin mean?

Orlin Pronunciation of Orlin [or-lin] as a name for boys means "renowned land". Orlin is a version of Orlando (Spanish, Old German): variation of Roland.

Associated with: renowned (famous).


Orlin has 1 variant: Orlan.

2 more relations via Orlando: Orland and Orlondo.

Creative forms:
(male) Orilin, Orolin, ..

(female) Orlina, Orolin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orlin Khamari (O.K.), ..

How popular is Orlin?

Orlin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#75938 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Orlin entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #1190 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Orlando (#614 in recent rankings), Orland and Orlan are the prominent variation forms of Orlin. These relations of Orlin were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s (average #1571) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1653, down 45%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Orlin, Orlan, Orland, Orlando in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Orlin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Orlin is alike in pronunciation to Arlan, Arlen, Arlenn, Arlin, Arllen, Arlyn and Arrlen. Other suggested similar names are Adlin, Ailin, Alin, Allin, Arin, Armin, Arrin, Arwin, Berlin, Brain, Bruin, Burlin, Carlin, Colin, Crain, Edlin, Emlin, Erin, Ermin, Ernin, Ervin, Erwin, Flin, Galin, Garlin, Glin, Harlin, Irvin, Irwin, Jalin, Kalin, Karlin, Malin, Marlin, Merlin, Nalin, Nolin, Odin, Oisin, Olin, Olyn, Oran, Oren, Orin, Orion, Orjan, Orman, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin, Orsin, Orsino, Orsis, Orson, Orton, Orvil, Orvin, Orwin, Oryon, Osmin, Ossin, Ostin, Osvin, Oswin, Owain, Owin and Talin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orlin.

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