Oriana Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Oriana
A beautiful name both feminine and strong.
- Personal experiences with the name Oriana
I am named Orianna, slightly different spelling.
- Nicknames for Oriana
- Meanings and history of the name Oriana
Possibly derived from Spanish oro "gold". In medieval legend Oriana was the daughter of a king of England who married the knight Amadis. (From Behindthename.com)
- Famous real-life people named Oriana
Oriana Fallaci (1926-2006), Italian political journalist who made a career interviewing many of the world's leading politicians.
- Oriana in song, story & screen
The Triumphs of Oriana is a book of truly lovely English madrigals published in 1601. It contains 25 pieces by 23 composers and is said to have been created in honor of Queen Elizabeth the 1st. Each of these madrigals concludes with a final couplet "Thus sang the shepherds and nymphs of Diana: long live fair Oriana".
"The Ballad of Oriana" by Lord Alfred Tennyson