Oran

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
476
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oran

"Oran" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Green". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
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From a Berber term meaning "lion"

  1. Port of Algeria.

Anglicized from Old Irish saints' name Odrán, diminutive of odhar (“dun, sallow”).

  1. A male given name.

    Oran was also found in the following language(s): Turkish

    Notable Persons Named Oran

    Hot Lips Page was a jazz trumpet, singing, and bandleader. He plays Trumpet and Human voice. Hot was given the name Oran Thaddeus Page on January 27th, 1908 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Hot is also known as Hot Lips Page and Lips Page. He died on November 5th, 1954.

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    Oran was a saint. Oran was born in County Meath. He left this life in 548.

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    Oran Milo Roberts was a Governor of Texas. His most notable accomplishments were from 1879 to 1883. Oran was born on July 9th, 1815 in South Carolina. He left this life on May 19th, 1898.

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    Oran Etkin is a children's music, world music, independent music, jazz, and folk music musician. He plays Clarinet, Saxophone, Drum kit, Piano, Trombone, Double bass, and Vocals. Oran was born in Israel.

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    Oran K. Gragson was a Mayor of Las Vegas. Oran was born on February 14th, 1911 in Tucumcari, New Mexico. He left this life on October 7th, 2002.

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    Oran Pape was a gridiron football player. Oran was born on March 10th, 1904 in Wahpeton, Iowa, U.S. He left this life on April 30th, 1936.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Oran

    Oran was a saint. Oran was born in County Meath. He left this life in 548.

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    Elaine Surick Oran is a in the fields of computational physics, explosions, propulsion, and turbulence. Elaine was born in Rome, Georgia.

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    Umut Oran is a President of the Bolu Chamber of Commerce, Industry Council, Vice President of Socialist International, Member of the Grand National Assembly, Republican People's Party Administrative, Financial Affairs Executive, Deputy leader of the Republican People's . Umut was born on October 16th, 1952 in Istanbul.

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    She passed away in 1898.

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    Tom Oran was an athlete. Tom was born in 1847 in California. He left this life on September 22nd, 1886.

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    Bülent Oran was a screenwriter and actor. He was most prominent from 1952 to 1988. Bülent was born on March 27th, 1924 in Istanbul. He left this life on September 23rd, 2004.

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    How popular is the baby name Oran in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1880 14 0 14
    1881 7 0 7
    1882 6 0 6
    1883 11 0 11
    1884 8 0 8
    1886 6 0 6
    1887 9 0 9
    1888 7 0 7
    1889 8 0 8
    1890 5 0 5
    1891 6 0 6
    1892 10 0 10
    1893 9 0 9
    1894 9 0 9
    1895 12 0 12
    1896 11 0 11
    1897 13 0 13
    1898 15 0 15
    1899 5 0 5
    1900 12 0 12
    1901 17 0 17
    1902 11 0 11
    1903 13 0 13
    1904 10 0 10
    1905 20 0 20
    1906 14 0 14
    1907 11 0 11
    1908 21 0 21
    1909 12 0 12
    1910 19 0 19
    1911 19 0 19
    1912 39 0 39
    1913 58 0 58
    1914 65 0 65
    1915 76 0 76
    1916 81 0 81
    1917 81 0 81
    1918 74 0 74
    1919 88 0 88
    1920 84 0 84
    1921 96 0 96
    1922 104 0 104
    1923 90 0 90
    1924 86 0 86
    1925 86 0 86
    1926 86 0 86
    1927 85 0 85
    1928 60 0 60
    1929 62 0 62
    1930 69 0 69
    1931 61 0 61
    1932 57 0 57
    1933 53 0 53
    1934 63 0 63
    1935 53 0 53
    1936 54 0 54
    1937 36 0 36
    1938 26 0 26
    1939 48 0 48
    1940 39 0 39
    1941 51 0 51
    1942 57 0 57
    1943 55 0 55
    1944 50 0 50
    1945 36 0 36
    1946 46 0 46
    1947 44 0 44
    1948 43 0 43
    1949 50 0 50
    1950 41 0 41
    1951 33 0 33
    1952 35 0 35
    1953 43 0 43
    1954 37 0 37
    1955 42 0 42
    1956 31 0 31
    1957 42 0 42
    1958 39 0 39
    1959 32 0 32
    1960 31 0 31
    1961 23 0 23
    1962 24 0 24
    1963 21 0 21
    1964 26 0 26
    1965 27 0 27
    1966 21 0 21
    1967 23 0 23
    1968 29 0 29
    1969 23 0 23
    1970 32 0 32
    1971 17 0 17
    1972 19 0 19
    1973 26 0 26
    1974 26 0 26
    1975 23 0 23
    1976 23 0 23
    1977 21 0 21
    1978 19 0 19
    1979 24 0 24
    1980 17 0 17
    1981 17 0 17
    1982 10 0 10
    1983 9 0 9
    1984 7 0 7
    1985 19 0 19
    1986 16 0 16
    1987 26 0 26
    1988 17 0 17
    1989 27 0 27
    1990 15 0 15
    1991 17 0 17
    1992 21 0 21
    1993 18 0 18
    1994 20 0 20
    1995 12 0 12
    1996 16 0 16
    1997 14 0 14
    1998 15 0 15
    1999 21 0 21
    2000 12 0 12
    2001 20 0 20
    2002 22 0 22
    2003 23 0 23
    2004 15 0 15
    2005 24 0 24
    2006 22 0 22
    2007 18 0 18
    2008 22 0 22
    2009 23 0 23
    2010 15 0 15
    2011 28 0 28
    2012 15 0 15
    2013 20 0 20
    2014 29 0 29
    2015 22 0 22
    2016 23 0 23
    2017 19 0 19

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    Popularity of Oran as a first name

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    Popularity of Oran as a last name

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    Common last names for Oran

    • Smith
    • Williams
    • Brown
    • Johnson
    • Jones
    • Davis
    • Roberts
    • Harris
    • White
    • Baker
    • Thomas
    • Hall
    • Wilson
    • Moore

    Common first names for Oran

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Oran U.S.
      White 78.78% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 18.07% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Oran

    People with the last name Oran are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Oran

    • What name lists does Oran rank for?
    • How Popular is the name Oran? Oran is the 4,154th most popular name of all time. As a last name Oran was the 45,026th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Oran have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,301 babies born with the first name Oran in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oran to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oran? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
    • When was Oran first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oran is Sunday, October 17th, 1869.
    • What year had the most people named Oran born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oran was in 1922 with a total of 104 babies.
    • Random Oran Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oran is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1923.
    • Weird things about the name Oran: Your name in reverse order is Naro. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oarn. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Oran? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 476 people with the last name Oran.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oran? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Oran as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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