[ 2 syll. or-vil-le, orv-i-lle ] The baby boy name Orville is pronounced AORVahL †. Orville is of French origin and it is used mainly in English. Orville is of the meaning 'golden town'. Orville has 14 forms. Forms include Orv, Orval, Orvalle, Orvele, Orvell, Orvelle, Orvie, Orvil, Orvile, Orvill, Orvyl, Orvyle, Orvyll, and Orvylle.
Orville is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1913, 0.126% of baby boys were named Orville. Its ranking then was #120. The baby name has since markedly slipped in popularity, and is of only sporadic use now. Out of all boy names in its group, Orville was nevertheless the most commonly used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Orville include Orval, Orvele, Orvell, Orvil, Orvile, Orvalle, Orvelle, Orvyl, Orvyle, Orvyll, Orvylle, Arbel, Arval, Arvel, Arvell, Arvelle, Arvil, Arvol, Auriville, and Arivoli.
† Pronunciation for Orville: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
Details of famous persons named Orville:
Business Personality Orville Redenbacher, born 16 July 1907 - 20 September 1995, Brazil, Indiana.
Inventor Orville Wright, born 19 August 1871 - 30 January 1948, Dayton, Ohio.