Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #398 in 2013 and #383 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Middle English Orioun, from Latin Ōrīōn, from Ancient Greek Ὠρίων ‎(Ōríōn), from Akkadian 𒌋𒊒𒀭𒈾 ‎(Uru-anna, “heaven's light”).


-A commune in France

-A ghost hamlet in Alberta, Canada

-A ghost town in California

-A municipality in Bataan, the Philippines

-A town in Wisconsin

-A village in Illinois

-(constellation) A constellation on the celestial equator close to Gemini and Taurus, containing the stars Betelgeuse and Rigel.

-(Greek mythology) A giant-hunter, pursuer of the Pleiades and lover of Eos, and killed by Artemis.

-( male name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-) of modern usage.

In Dutch


-(constellation) Orion

In Finnish


-(constellation) The constellation Orion.

-(Greek mythology) Orion.

In Latin

Origin: From Ancient Greek Ὠρίων ‎(Ōríōn).


-(constellation) The constellation Orion.

-(Greek mythology) Orion.

In Portuguese


-(label pt constellation) (Orion) (constellation)

-(label pt Greek mythology) (Orion) (in mythology)