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From Dutch orkaan, from Spanish huracán, from Taino.

  1. (European) hurricane; strong windstorm

Notable Persons Named Orkan

Orkan Çınar is a soccer player for the Gaziantepspor, Füchse Berlin Reinickendorf, Tennis Borussia Berlin, VfL Wolfsburg, SpVgg Greuther Fürth II, SpVgg Greuther Fürth, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Orkan was born on January 29th, 1996 in Dortmund, Germany.


Orkan Balkan is a soccer player for the SpVgg Unterhaching, Orduspor, Polatlı Bugsaşspor, Çankırıspor, and SV Pullach. Orkan was born on March 12th, 1987 in Munich.


Orkan Avci is an athlete for the FC Kreuzlingen.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Orkan

Władysław was given the name Franciszek Ksawery Smaciarz on November 27th, 1875 in Poręba Wielka, Limanowa County. They breathed their last breath on May 14th, 1930.


Fun Facts about the name Orkan

  • How unique is the name Orkan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Orkan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Orkan: Your name in reverse order is Nakro. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onrka. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Orkan born May 14, 1947

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 Egypt approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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