Given Name ORION

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ωριων (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: AW-REE-AWN (Classical Greek), o-RIE-ən (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, but possibly related to Greek ‘οριον (horion) "boundary, limit". Alternatively it may be derived from Akkadian Uru-anna meaning "light of the heavens". This is the name of a constellation, which gets its name from a legendary Greek hunter killed by a scorpion sent by Gaia.


celestial, constellations, Harry Potter characters, hunters, nature, Power Rangers characters, space, uncertain etymology
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