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Gender: Female Meaning of Oriel: "golden" Origin of Oriel: Latin

The name Oriel is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "golden". Oriel and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

Pretty Victorian-feeling cousin of Ariel; also, more prosaically, a kind of bay window.

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Famous People Named Oriel

Oriel Malet (born Auriel Rosemary Malet Vaughan), English novelist
Oriel Ross, English actress
Oriel Gray, Australian playwright

Pop Culture References for the name Oriel

Oriel College, Oxford (which takes its name from Latin oriolum = "gallery, porch")
Oriel Lamb, character in "Cloudstreet" by Tim Winton
Oriel, angel of destiny in "Malache Elyon" liturgy
"The Oriel Window" (1896), book of children's stories by Mrs Molesworth

Auriella, Orielle, Auriel, Aurielle, Oriella