- this week

Gender: Female Pronunciation: oh-RAH-na Meaning of Orana: "welcome" Origin of Orana: Australian Aboriginal

The name Orana is a girl's name meaning "welcome". Orana and is often added to lists like Australian Names.

From the experts:

Orana is an word from the Wiradjuri language meaning "welcome". It has become more widely known for its use in the traditional Australian Christmas carol "Carol of the Birds", meaning it now carries strong yuletide connotations.

Find other names based on Orana using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Orana

Pop Culture References for the name Orana

Orana School, a Rudolf Steiner/Waldorf school in Canberra, Australia