Short form of Orlando or Roland, German
"famous throughout the land"

Orlo Origin and Meaning

The name Orlo is a boy's name meaning "famous throughout the land".

Orlo is a name nobody ever heard of until the surprise popularity of the unrelated but similar-sounding Arlo. If Arlo can be a hit, why not Orlo? Why not indeed.

Some sources identify Orlo not as a diminutive of Orlando but as a Hebrew name drawn from the Orl- prefix, a la Orli, which means light.

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Orlo in Pop Culture

  • OrloLord Vosper; P.G.Wodehouse character
  • Orlo WatkinsP.G.Wodehouse character