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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #1017 most popular

What does the name "Orlando" mean?

Orlando (Italian): Famous Land

The name "Orlando" is of Italian origin and it means "Famous Land". It's a name commonly given to boys.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Your name in reverse order is "Odnalro". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oarlond". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Orlando" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Orlando? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45,852 babies born with the name Orlando in the United States. That's more than enough Orlandos to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Orlando" was in 1987 with a total of 876 babies.

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Orlando" is not a popular baby boy's name in Nevada. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 679 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Orlando popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Orlando in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Orlando

Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Orlando was born in 1977 in Canterbury, Kent, England.


Orlando Jones

Orlando Jones is a stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Orlando was born in 1968 in Mobile, Alabama, U.S.


Orlando Brown

Orlando was born in 1987.


Orlando Hernandez

Orlando Hernandez is a MLB player. Orlando was born in 1965 in Villa Clara, Cuba.


Orlando Pace

Orlando Pace is a NFL player. Orlando was born in 1975 in Sandusky, Ohio.


Orlando Cepeda

Orlando Cepeda is a MLB player. Orlando was born in 1937 in Ponce, Puerto Rico.


Past life for Orlando born Nov 1, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.