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What does Orrin mean?

Orrin Pronunciation of Orrin [or-rin] as a boys' name is pronounced OR-en. It is of English origin. The name of a river in England. Utah Senator Orrin Hatch.

Associated with: river, england.


Orrin has 3 variants: Oren, Orran and Orren.

Affiliated boy name: Oran.

Creative forms:
(male) Omrin, Osrin, ..

(female) Orne, Orori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orrin Manuel (O.M.), ..

How popular is Orrin?

Orrin is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#134037 out of 150436, Top 89%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Orrin entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #492 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #1810. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Oren (#1352 a year ago), Orren and Oran are the popular alternative forms of Orrin (#1810 a year ago). These relations of Orrin reached the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (median #719) and are now much less conventional, with the version Oran becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Orrin is alike in pronunciation to Aaran, Aarin, Aarron, Aeryn, Ahron, Airyn, Aran, Aren, Arian, Arien, Arin, Aron, Arran, Arron, Arun, Arwyn, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Eran, Erwin, Irwin, Orion, Orwynn and Oryon. Other suggested similar names are Adrin, Ardin, Arlin, Armin, Arvin, Brain, Bruin, Corin, Corrin, Crain, Darin, Darrin, Derrin, Dorrin, Ermin, Ernin, Ervin, Farrin, Garin, Garrin, Gorin, Irvin, Jarin, Jerrin, Korin, Korrin, Larin, Larrin, Odin, Olin, Omri, Orjan, Orlin, Orman, Orric, Orrick, Orsin, Orsini, Orton, Orvin, Osmin, Osric, Ossin, Ostin, Osvin, Owain, Owin, Perrin, Tarrin and Torrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orrin.