Oreste - Meaning of Oreste
[ syll. o-res-te, or-e-ste ] The baby boy name Oreste is pronounced as aoREHST- †. Oreste is used chiefly in the Italian language and it is derived from Old Greek origins. The name is of the meaning mountain dweller. It is derived from the element 'oros' which means mount. Orestes (Old Greek) is an original form of Oreste. The generic name has been used in Greek mythology. The name Orestina (Italian) is the female form of Oreste.
The name Orest (Slavic) is a variant of Oreste.
Oreste is an unusual baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Oreste: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"