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Orion Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \o-rion\
Number in U.S 👶 18,000
Rate in 2021 638
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Orion : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

The name Orion has been used both as a surname and a given name. This name is a masculine name derived from the character from Greek mythology the constellation named for the character. This name has increased in usage in recent years along with other mythological names. This name has been used mostly for boys all around the English peaking countries. 


Popularity of the name Orion

The name “ Orion “ is not a common baby’s name in Michigan based on the reliable American resources in the year 2008. For instance, imagine that only 11 babies were named “ Orion “ in the America in the year 2008. 

Also a total of only 500 babies bear the same first name during the year 2008 in the USA. From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in the hear 2018 with a total of 1100 babies. Since the year 1880 to the year 2018, the name “ Orion “ was recorded 16000 times in the SSA database. This name first appeared in the year 1880 and 5 newborn babies were given “ Orion “. 

This name became a popular name in the state of Alaska in the year 2017. The given name ranked 40 with 19 babies. The all time high record for thus name was in the year 2018 in the state of New Mexico with 22 newborn baby boys. 

This name is a consistent top ranking masculine name in the state of Alaska for 4 consecutive years. And for the past 4 decades, the given name was recorded 14000 tikes in the SSA database. 


Personality of the name Orion

Here we have the letter analysis of the name Orion;

O is for ornate, nothing plain here

R us for rational, the way you think

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance 

O is for openness, it’s refreshing 

N is for nice, need I say more ?!

The name “ Orion “ is of Greek origin and you can select that as a nickname! But you can also select the reversed form of the name “ Orion “ as a nickname for a baby named “ Orion “. The reversed form can be “ Noiro “. This name is the one that is related to “ Orion “ as well. 

You are either possessing a great dead of good fortune or none at all. It is your birthright to rule an enterprise – that is, if you are up to the challenge. Also your heart’s desire is to enjoy a good life and have a good time. Your feeling of happiness and enjoyment of life makes you famous. You are an entertainer and thrive on expressing your feelings or opinions to others. 


Famous people named Orion

Orion of Thebes

Orion M Barber who was an American politician

Orion Ben who is a British actress

Orion Clemens who was an American politician 


Similar names to the name Orion

Oakley, Obasi, Oberon and Obrecht

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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Orion?
The origin of the name Orion is Greek.
*️⃣ How many people are named Orion?
Almost 18000 people are named Orion.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Orion?
The names of Peregrin, Frodo, Pippin, Meriadoc