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What does Orsini mean?

Orsini Pronunciation of Orsini [orsi-ni] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the name Orsini means "bear". Orsini is a variant form of Orson (Latin): in an old French story.

Associated with: bear.


Orsini has 2 variants: Orsino and Orsonio.

4 more relations via Orson: Orsen, Orsin, Orsis and Urson.

Creative forms:
(male) Onsini, Orini, ..

(female) Orsila, Orsina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orsini Gray (O.G.), ..

How popular is Orsini?

Orsini is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#10066 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Orsini (outside Top 2000) is Orson. Adoption of this relation of Orsini was well-received among parents 135 years ago (adoption of 0.01%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Orsini is pronounced similarly to Arcinio, Arsanio, Arseinio, Arseni, Arsenio, Arseno, Arsinio, Arsino and Ursino. Other suggested similar names are Armani, Armoni, Arni, Domini, Hasani, Heini, Hosni, Husni, Odin, Oisin, Olin, Oran, Oren, Oriel, Orin, Orion, Orjan, Orlan, Orland, Orlin, Orman, Ormand, Ormond, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orric, Orrick, Orrin, Orton, Orvil, Orvin, Orwin, Orwynn, Oryon, Osei, Osier, Osip, Osmin, Ossian, Ossie, Ossin, Ostin, Osvin, Oswin, Oswinn, Owain, Owin and Ursins (see Urso). These names tend to be more commonly used than Orsini.

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