Orson: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Orson

Orson

Pronunciation: OHR-sən (key)

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My young son's name is Orson and other parents compliment us on his name all the time. It's a strong, classic yet unusual name.

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From an English surname which was originally a nickname meaning "bear cub", from a diminutive of Norman French ors "bear", ultimately from Latin ursus. -behindthename.com

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Orson Scott Card, author of science fiction, fantasy, and other books
Orson Welles, actor and director
Orson from OzMovies on Youtube
Orson Bean, actor

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Orson Hodge, character on the TV Series 'Desperate Housewives'.

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