First name origins & meanings:
- Irish: Green
- Scottish: Pale-skinned
- Hebrew, Gaelic: Ash tree; pale; pine tree
First name variations: Orin, Orren, Orran, Orrin, Oram, Orrie, Oran
Last name origins & meanings:
- Dutch: variant of Horn.
- Americanized form of
Norwegian Øren, a habitational name from any of about thirty
farmsteads, mainly on the west coast of Norway, named Øyra, from
Old Norse eyrr ‘delta’, ‘sandbank’.
spelling of German Ohren.
- Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew oren ‘pine tree’. In some cases it
may be a substitute for some original Ashkenazic name of similar sound
or meaning, e.g. Tannenbaum or Sosna.
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