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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AWR-sən

Meaning & History

From a Norman nickname derived from a diminutive of Norman French ors "bear", ultimately from Latin ursus. American actor and director Orson Welles (1915-1985) was a famous bearer of this name.