Orrin - Meaning of Orrin
[ 2 syll. or-rin, orr-in ] The baby boy name Orrin is pronounced AORRihN †. Orrin has its origins in the Celtic and Old Greek languages, and it is used largely in Irish and English. From Old Greek roots, its meaning is 'man of the mountains' - in this context, Orrin can be used in the English language.
In addition, Orrin is a spelling variant of the English and Irish Oran in the Irish language.
Orrin is rare as a baby name for boys. At the peak of its usage in 1915, 0.011% of baby boys were named Orrin. It ranked at #576 then. The baby name has since substantially slipped in popularity, and is used only on a very modest scale today. Out of all boy names in its group, Orrin was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Orrin: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Orrin is US Senator Orrin Hatch, born 22 March 1934, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.