Orion - boys name

Orion name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 90%

Orion name meaning:

Origin: Greek

Rising in the sky, dawning. Mythological Orion was a mighty hunter and son of Poseidon. The constellation Orion contains three conspicuous stars.


Unisex names

Other boys names beginning with O


Overall UK ranking: 482 out of 4789

83 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Orion

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Orion from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Orion in 2023