Name Orion Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Orion


Orion is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Orion?

Orion is a name of Greek origin. In Greek mythology, Orion is a giant huntsman, accompanied by his dogs Sirius and Procyon. Orion is also the name of a constellation.

What does the name Orion mean?

The meaning of the name Orion is unsure. It possibly derived from ancient Greek “hóros/ὅρος” meaning “limit”, “boundary” or “end”. It could as well be related to Akkadian “Uru-anna” meaning “heaven’s light”. Thus, Orion could mean “son of light” or “son of fire”.

Pronunciation of Orion

Popularity of the name Orion

The name Orion is ranked #5123 overall.

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