Gender Masculine
Scripts Ὀρέστης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. O-REHS-TEHS(Classical Greek)
aw-REHS-teez(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "of the mountains", derived from Greek ὄρος (oros) meaning "mountain" and ἵστημι (histemi) meaning "to stand". In Greek myth he was the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. He killed his mother and her lover Aegisthus after they killed his father.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOreste(Italian)

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Name Days

Poland: November 23

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Entry updated April 25, 2021