Orion Name Meaning & Origin

Orion

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Most commonly used on male children the name is actually unisex.

No, actually it's not. It's taken from a male Greek mythology character. Nothing feminine about this name.

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Meanings and history of the name Orion

From Greek mythology, Orion was the hunter son of Poseidon. He loved the goddess Diana, but she accidentally killed him, so he was made into a constellation.

This name also means, "urine," or, "water bringer". This is attributed to the way that Orion was born in Greek mythology. A sacrificial bull's hide which the Gods (Zeus, Hermes and in some stories, Poseidon) urinated on was buried for nine months and Orion was born.

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