What does Orion mean?
The meaning of Orion is "Greek Mythological hunter, constellation".
Orion is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced O-ri-on.
The Given Name Orion
The constellation Orion is one of the largest, most recognizable constellations in the night sky and is visible around the world.
At the center of the constellation are three bright stars in a row, known as Orion's Belt (as well as a variety of other names around the world including the Three Kings or Three Sisters in South Africa, The Three Marys in Spain and Latin America, and The Three Kings in 17th and 18th century Dutch star charts). Surrounding the belt are four bright stars, which represent the outine of the hunter's body. Descending from the belt is a smaller line of three stars known as the hunter's sword.
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Orion Related Names
- Orion ~ Biblical Character (Job 9:9), Greek Myth - A hunter who was slain by Artemis and made into a heavenly constellation.
Orion Name Fun
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