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What does Orran mean?

Orran Pronunciation of Orran [or-ran] as a boys' name is an English name, and the name Orran means "light; pale". Orran is a version of Oran (Aramaic, Irish, Gaelic). Orran is also a variation of Orrin (English).

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


Orran has 3 variants: Oren, Orin and Orren.

Creative forms:
(male) Orranh, Osran, ..

(female) Orana, Orne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orran Keaton (O.K.), ..

How popular is Orran?

Orran is a rare given name for males. Orran is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Orran (not ranked) are Oran, Oren (#1352 from recent data), Orin (#1876), Orren and Orrin (#1810). These relations of Orran were popular during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.05%) and are now much less common (usage 0.02%, down 70.5%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Orran is alike in pronunciation to Aaran, Aarin, Aaryn, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Aren, Arin, Aron, Arran, Arrin, Arun, Arwin, Aryon, Auron, Eran, Erron, Erwyn, Irwin, Irwyn, Orion, Oryon and Warren. Other suggested similar names are Bran, Brian, Bryan, Byran, Curran, Cyran, Daran, Darran, Doran, Dorran, Duran, Efran, Erman, Ernan, Farran, Fran, Frean, Garan, Garran, Jaran, Jarran, Jeran, Joran, Kiran, Kyran, Larran, Loran, Odhran, Odran, Ogdan, Oral, Orjan, Orlan, Orlin, Orman, Ormand, Orrel, Orry, Orsen, Orsin, Orson, Orton, Orval, Orvin, Osman, Tarran, Teran, Terran, Toran and Torran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orran.

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