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

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

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Famous People Named Orestes

Orestes Augustus Brownson, American intellectual and activist, preacher, labor organizer
Orestes López, Cuban musician
Orestes Quércia, Brazilian politician; 28th governor of São Paulo State
Orestes Destrade, Cuban baseball player
Orestes, Roman general and politician who controlled the Western Roman Empire in 475 and 476
Orestes, Praefectus augustalis of the Diocese of Egypt

Pop Culture References for the name Orestes

Orestes, Greek mythological figure; son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon; subject of Aeschylus' Oresteia trilogy of plays