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Gender: M Meaning of Oberon: "noble, bearlike" Origin of Oberon: Variation of Auberon

The Shakespearean character Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream is King of the Fairies, but the name, with its strong 'O' beginning, projects a far more virile image than that.

Oberon was also seen as a fairy king in old German legend, in French heroic song, a Ben Jonson masque, and several operas. And an Oberon appeared in Disney's animated film "Gargoyles."

The identically pronounced Auberon is occasionally heard in literary England.

Famous People Named Oberon

Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, co-founder of Church of All Worlds

Pop Culture References for the name Oberon

Oberon, character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream"
Oberon Summerdream, character in "Sims" series
Oberon, a Bells beer
Oberyn Martell, a character from Game of Thrones
Oberon, a character from the Disney show "Gargoyles"

Auberon, Oberen, Oeberon, Oeberron, Oberron

Oberon's International Variations

Obéron (French)