Orion Name Meaning & Origin
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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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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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Orion- Instrumental song from band "metallica"