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Orson Meaning


What does Orson mean?

The name Orson is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Orson is "bear".

Orson is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Or-son.

The Given Name Orson

Orson is a form of Orsino. See Orsino for further details.

The animal name Orson, has a wonderfully appealing quality.

This great little boy name has a natural strength.

Although unique, your little elegant Orson, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Orson falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Orson Bean, and Orson Welles.

Orson Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,191 in baby name popularity for boys with 63 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,963 in baby name popularity for boys with 73 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Orson has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Orson Name Popularity Page.

Orson Related Names

Orson is a form of Orsino.

Famous Orsons

  • Orson Bean ~ Actor
  • Orson Welles ~ Actor, Film Director

Orson Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Orson.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Orson Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Orson in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Orson.

Just for fun, see the name Orson in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Orson in Nautical Flags page.