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What does Oriel mean?

Oriel Pronunciation of Oriel as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Oriel) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Oriel is "golden". An oriel is also an architectural feature, an elaborate bay window. Also form of Oralia. Also form of Oriole.


ASSOCIATED WITH golden, bay (tree)


VARIANTS Auriel, Auriella, Aurielle, Oriella, Orielle

(female) Orael, ..

(male) Orier, ..

Oriel Lennon (O.L.), ..

How popular is Oriel?

Oriel is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#91404 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

The only popular variation form of Oriel (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 is Oralia. This form of Oriel was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1940-1949 (USAGE OF 0.01%). (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Oriel is alike in pronunciation to Aeriel, Aeriell, Ariel, Ariele, Ariell, Arielle, Aurel, Auriol, Eiriol, Orel and Oriolle. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Avriel, Cariel, Grisel, Grizel, Jeriel, Loriel, Mariel, Meriel, Muriel, Onie, Orabel, Orbel, Orela, Orfea, Oria, Orielda, Orilla, Orina, Oriola, Orit, Orlee and Orsel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Oriel.

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