Gender: Male Meaning of Orestes: "from the mountain" Origin of Orestes: Greek

Orestes Origin and Meaning

The name Orestes is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "from the mountain".

Another baby-naming rule: don't name your son after a character in Greek drama who murdered his mother.

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RainstreamofSpiritClan Says:


After she murdered his father....because he sacrificed their daughter to Artemis.... safe to say the whole family is pretty messed up.

Zelliew Says:


No wonder it sounds like "Arrest" - it's associated with murdering ones mother !