Variation of Oren or Oran
"laurel or pine tree"

Orin Origin and Meaning

The name Orin is a boy's name of Hebrew, Irish origin.

Orin is one of a variety of similarly-spelled names that have a soft and sensitive image. The Orrin spelling has been known nationally via Republican Senator Hatch.

Orin is the name of a character in Eugene O'Neill's drama Mourning Becomes Electra. Oren is a Hebrew name that means laurel while Oran is Irish and means pale little green one.

# 991 in the US

Orin Rank in US Top 1000

# 528 on Nameberry

Orin Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Orin Popularity

Famous People Named Orin

  • Orin C. Smithformer Starbucks CEO
  • Orin William AngwallAmerican fisherman and politician
  • Orin Greenson of Hank Green

Orin in Pop Culture

  • Orin Scrivellocharacter in musical "Little Shop of Horrors"
  • Orin Meechamcharacter in film "Sommersby"
  • Orin Westcharacter in DC Universe
  • Orincharacter on TV's "Parks and Recreation"
  • Orin Helgessoncharacter in film "Cedar Rapids"
  • Orin Incandenzacharacter in David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest"