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What does Orv mean?

Orv Pronunciation of Orv [orv] as a name for boys is of Old French origin, and the meaning of the name Orv is "gold town". Orv is a variant form of Orville (Old French).

Associated with: gold.


3 alternative forms via Orville: Orval, Orvell and Orvil.

Creative forms:
(male) Orot, Orov, ..

(female) Orle, Osa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orv Elvis (O.E.), ..

How popular is Orv?

Orv is an uncommon first name for males. Orv is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Orv (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Orval, Orvil and Orville. These relations of Orv reached the top of their popularity a century ago (average #432), but now, versions like Orval have become less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Orval, Orvil, Orville in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Orv is pronounced similarly to Arv, Erv, Erve and Irv. Other recommended names are Or and Oro. Like Orv, these names are not frequently used.

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