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

The name Orin is a boy's name of Hebrew, Irish origin. Orin and is often added to user-created lists like Witchy / pagan names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".

From the experts:

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
Orin William Angwall, American fisherman and politician
Orin Green, son of Hank Green

Pop Culture References for the name Orin

Orin Scrivello, character in musical "Little Shop of Horrors"
Orin Meecham, character in film "Sommersby"
Orin West, character in DC Universe
Orin, character on TV's "Parks and Recreation"
Orin Helgesson, character in film "Cedar Rapids"
Orin Incandenza, character in David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest"