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Gender: M Origin of Orin: Variation of Oren or Oran

Orin is one of a variety of similarly-spelled names that have a soft and sensitive image. The Orrin spelling has been known nationally via Republican Senator Hatch.

Orin is the name of a character in Eugene O'Neill's drama Mourning Becomes Electra. Oren is a Hebrew name that means laurel while Oran is Irish and means pale little green one.

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Famous People Named Orin

Orin C. Smith, former Starbucks CEO

Pop Culture References for the name Orin

Orin Scrivello, in the 1986 film Little Shop of Horrors
Orin Meecham, in the 1993 film Sommersby
Orin, character on NBC's Parks and Recreation
Orin Helgesson, from movie "Cedar Rapids"
Orin Incandenza, from the 1996 novel "Infinite Jest"