[ 3 syll. o-riel, or-i-el ] The baby girl name Oriel is pronounced as aoR-iy-EHL †. Oriel is mainly used in the English language. It is of Latin and Germanic origin. From Germanic roots, its meaning is battle fire. The name could be from Aurildis (Germanic), of the Latin 'aus' and 'hild' (meaning battle, fight), or else it could be from the Old French 'oriol', and thus associated with Aurelia. The name was brought by the Normans to Britain in the 11th century.
Oriel is not frequently used as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly linked to Oriel, Aurelia was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Oriel include Oriele, Orielle, Auriel, Aurielle, Orelee, Orialle, Oriole, Arelah, Arelie, Arella, Arely, Arial, Arielle, Arula, Aryell, Aryelle, Auralee, Auralei, Aurelee, and Aureli.
† Pronunciation for Oriel: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"