Orion

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Greek oros = 'mountain' [1]

2) Greek ouron = 'urine' [1]

3) Greek ‘οριον (horion) = 'boundary', 'limit' [2]

4) Akkadian uru-anna = 'light of the heavens' [2]

Related Names

Orion
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Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Orion
Genitive: Orionin
Partitive: Orionia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Orion
Genitive: Orion
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Orion
Genitive: Orion

Further Information

Orion is the name of the famous giant and hunter of Greek mythology

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
2 7 64 171
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 63 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 6 n.a.
Finland Finland[4]
0 0 n.a. 54
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Orion.

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk