Orin

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
238
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Orin

"Orin" is a name of Celtic origin, and it means "White". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary
  1. A male given name of obscure origin, possibly a variant of Oren or Oran.
  2. An apple cultivar from Japan

Notable Persons Named Orin

Orin was born in 1935.

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His military service ended in 1945. Orin was born on August 18th, 1907 in Wyndmere, North Dakota. He breathed his last breath on February 11th, 1945.

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His career lasted from 1849 to 1852. Orin was born on July 29th, 1791 in Lebanon, Connecticut. He breathed his last breath on September 3rd, 1852.

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Orin Gould Murfin is a military person.

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Orin William Angwall was a lake captain, fisherman, politician, sea captain, and commercial fishing. Orin was born on September 18th, 1890 in Marinette, Wisconsin, US. Orin is also known as Angwall and Orin William. He passed away on December 6th, 1974.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Orin

Deborah was born on April 3rd, 1947. She left this life on January 28th, 2007.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 20 0 20
1881 9 0 9
1882 15 0 15
1883 18 0 18
1884 19 0 19
1885 20 0 20
1886 9 0 9
1887 15 0 15
1888 12 0 12
1889 16 0 16
1890 7 0 7
1891 10 0 10
1892 14 0 14
1893 13 0 13
1894 11 0 11
1895 7 0 7
1896 13 0 13
1897 19 0 19
1898 15 0 15
1899 6 0 6
1900 12 0 12
1901 10 0 10
1902 11 0 11
1903 12 0 12
1904 12 0 12
1905 19 0 19
1906 24 0 24
1907 15 0 15
1908 15 0 15
1909 17 0 17
1910 16 0 16
1911 22 0 22
1912 41 0 41
1913 47 0 47
1914 57 0 57
1915 83 0 83
1916 100 0 100
1917 88 0 88
1918 94 0 94
1919 87 0 87
1920 111 0 111
1921 100 0 100
1922 79 0 79
1923 86 0 86
1924 96 0 96
1925 79 0 79
1926 82 0 82
1927 53 0 53
1928 56 0 56
1929 69 0 69
1930 72 0 72
1931 54 0 54
1932 65 0 65
1933 44 0 44
1934 52 0 52
1935 50 0 50
1936 42 0 42
1937 50 0 50
1938 49 0 49
1939 46 0 46
1940 47 0 47
1941 52 0 52
1942 65 0 65
1943 47 0 47
1944 51 0 51
1945 37 0 37
1946 54 0 54
1947 53 0 53
1948 48 0 48
1949 37 0 37
1950 46 0 46
1951 51 0 51
1952 44 0 44
1953 48 0 48
1954 28 0 28
1955 37 0 37
1956 38 0 38
1957 40 0 40
1958 32 0 32
1959 28 0 28
1960 22 0 22
1961 31 0 31
1962 34 0 34
1963 22 0 22
1964 27 0 27
1965 29 0 29
1966 34 0 34
1967 40 0 40
1968 39 0 39
1969 34 0 34
1970 50 0 50
1971 39 0 39
1972 36 0 36
1973 29 0 29
1974 32 0 32
1975 40 0 40
1976 39 0 39
1977 24 0 24
1978 27 0 27
1979 41 0 41
1980 30 0 30
1981 38 0 38
1982 37 0 37
1983 40 0 40
1984 33 0 33
1985 32 0 32
1986 39 0 39
1987 34 0 34
1988 35 0 35
1989 49 0 49
1990 42 0 42
1991 28 0 28
1992 40 0 40
1993 36 0 36
1994 32 0 32
1995 21 0 21
1996 22 0 22
1997 28 0 28
1998 36 0 36
1999 21 0 21
2000 36 0 36
2001 37 0 37
2002 42 0 42
2003 28 0 28
2004 40 0 40
2005 34 0 34
2006 38 0 38
2007 54 0 54
2008 53 0 53
2009 66 0 66
2010 55 0 55
2011 56 0 56
2012 86 6 80
2013 70 5 65
2014 81 0 81
2015 79 0 79
2016 86 0 86
2017 97 0 97

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Popularity of Orin as a first name

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Popularity of Orin as a last name

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Common last names for Orin

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Thompson
  • Anderson
  • Wright
  • Williams
  • Baker
  • Olson
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Harris

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Orin U.S.
  White 82.35% 64.26%
  African American 2.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Orin

People with the last name Orin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Orin

  • How Popular is the name Orin? Orin is the 3,498th most popular name of all time. As a last name Orin was the 79,846th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Orin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,648 babies born with the first name Orin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Orin to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Orin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 20 new born babies.
  • When was Orin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Orin is Monday, July 30th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Orin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Orin was in 1920 with a total of 111 babies.
  • Random Orin Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Orin is not a popular baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Orin: Your name in reverse order is Niro. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ionr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Orin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 238 people with the last name Orin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Orin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Orin as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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