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Orlando

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Famous Land
  • #1017 All Time
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How popular is the name "Orlando" in the U.S.?



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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 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Orlando" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 24 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1977. Across the entire United States a total of 698 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 orderly, a lifelong passion.

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

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

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 "Aolonrd". 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.

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 his career being from 1994 to present. Orlando was born in 1977 in Canterbury, Kent, England.

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Orlando Jones

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

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Orlando Hernandez

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

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Orlando Pace

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

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Orlando Cepeda

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

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Orlando Cabrera

Orlando Cabrera is a MLB player. Orlando was born in 1974 in Cartagena, Colombia.

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Past life for Orlando born May 7, 1968

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 Southern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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