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Orville

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 49 0 49
1881 61 0 61
1882 46 0 46
1883 59 0 59
1884 53 0 53
1885 79 0 79
1886 63 0 63
1887 54 0 54
1888 87 0 87
1889 64 0 64
1890 88 0 88
1891 56 0 56
1892 84 0 84
1893 78 0 78
1894 105 0 105
1895 92 0 92
1896 89 0 89
1897 83 0 83
1898 101 0 101
1899 94 0 94
1900 112 0 112
1901 94 0 94
1902 108 0 108
1903 125 0 125
1904 134 0 134
1905 125 0 125
1906 148 0 148
1907 148 0 148
1908 153 0 153
1909 218 0 218
1910 223 0 223
1911 230 0 230
1912 477 0 477
1913 676 0 676
1914 792 5 787
1915 1,084 7 1,077
1916 1,069 7 1,062
1917 1,066 5 1,061
1918 1,199 11 1,188
1919 1,126 6 1,120
1920 1,203 8 1,195
1921 1,161 12 1,149
1922 1,034 12 1,022
1923 1,018 7 1,011
1924 1,046 9 1,037
1925 948 11 937
1926 906 11 895
1927 859 5 854
1928 819 9 810
1929 809 0 809
1930 756 9 747
1931 666 11 655
1932 654 5 649
1933 627 0 627
1934 598 5 593
1935 581 0 581
1936 516 0 516
1937 516 0 516
1938 446 0 446
1939 494 0 494
1940 462 0 462
1941 431 0 431
1942 445 0 445
1943 475 0 475
1944 357 0 357
1945 332 0 332
1946 332 0 332
1947 399 0 399
1948 321 0 321
1949 291 0 291
1950 263 0 263
1951 256 0 256
1952 255 0 255
1953 257 0 257
1954 243 0 243
1955 196 0 196
1956 225 0 225
1957 236 0 236
1958 183 0 183
1959 175 0 175
1960 155 0 155
1961 167 0 167
1962 121 0 121
1963 134 0 134
1964 112 0 112
1965 101 0 101
1966 112 0 112
1967 81 0 81
1968 102 0 102
1969 97 0 97
1970 87 0 87
1971 81 0 81
1972 74 0 74
1973 63 0 63
1974 57 0 57
1975 71 0 71
1976 46 0 46
1977 53 0 53
1978 45 0 45
1979 40 0 40
1980 46 0 46
1981 45 0 45
1982 31 0 31
1983 29 0 29
1984 23 0 23
1985 34 0 34
1986 26 0 26
1987 26 0 26
1988 27 0 27
1989 33 0 33
1990 27 0 27
1991 17 0 17
1992 16 0 16
1993 21 0 21
1994 16 0 16
1995 26 0 26
1996 19 0 19
1997 15 0 15
1998 10 0 10
1999 12 0 12
2000 18 0 18
2001 12 0 12
2002 18 0 18
2003 12 0 12
2004 11 0 11
2005 9 0 9
2006 14 0 14
2007 9 0 9
2008 16 0 16
2009 13 0 13
2010 6 0 6
2011 9 0 9
2012 7 0 7
2013 13 0 13
2014 17 0 17
2015 12 0 12

Want to know about the popularity of the Orville baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,077 babies born with the name Orville in the United States. That's more than enough Orvilles to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 49 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Orville" was in 1920 with a total of 1,195 babies. (That's a lot of baby Orvilles)

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Orville" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 68 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of 906 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Orville" mean? The list below shows the origins of Orville as well as things modernly associated with the name Orville such as celebrities named Orville.

Origin and Meaning of Orville

The name "Orville" is of French origin, and it means "Golden City". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Will Forte

Will Forte is an actor, comedian, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to present. Will was born in 1970 as Orville Willis Forte IV in Alameda County, California, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Orville

Orville Faubus
Orville Popcorn
Orville Redenbacher
Orville Redenbacher Smart Pop
Orville Pennington
Orville Schell
Orville Wright
Orville Moody

Alternative Meanings

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for rational, the way you think.

V is for valor, your strength.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Your name in reverse order is "Ellivro". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ilervlo". 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.

Past life for Orville born Oct 5, 1928

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

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.

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