OrkunmTurkish (Modern) Came from name of Orkhon Valley in Mongolia. Valley have first Turkic inscriptions in history, which was erected in the valley by Bilge Khan, an 8th-century ruler of the Göktürk Empire.
OrlenafEnglish (Rare) Southern U.S. invention, perhaps based on similar-sounding names such as Arlene and Marlena, and probably in some cases inspired by the name of the city New Orleans (which derives from the name Aurélien)... [more]
OrnicarmPopular Culture, Western African (Rare) From the phrase Mais où est donc Ornicar? that is a mnemonic of the French coordinating conjunctions. The phrase is also the title of a movie and part of the French Chuck Norris fact Chuck Norris knows where Ornicar is.
OrnytosmGreek Mythology Possibly derived from Greek ὄρνυμι (ornymi) or Greek ὀρνύω (ornyo), both of which mean "to rouse, to stir, to awaken". These words may be etymologically related to Greek ὄρνις (ornis) meaning "bird, chicken".
OrochifJapanese Mythology From Japanese 大蛇 meaning "big snake". In Mythology, this was the name of a serpent that demanded virgin sacrifices.
OrochimarumJapanese The name Orochimaru is the name of the enemy of Jiraiya in the Japanese folktale Jiraiya Goketsu Monogatari (児雷也豪傑物語) or The tale of the gallant Jiraiya. He was once a follower of Jiraiya's and was named Yashagorou (夜叉五郎) ,but was taken over by snake magic and changing his name to Orochimaru and having the ability to turn into a snake... [more]
OrocobixmTaíno (Archaic) Name of the cacique of the Jatibonicu region of Puerto Rico at the time of the arrival of Columbus.
OrodrethmLiterature Means "mountaineer" in Sindarin. In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Orodreth is an Elf, the father of Finduilas and in some versions the father of Gilgalad.
OrofrisafSpanish (European, Rare), Literature Possibly elaboration of Orosia. The famous bearer of this name was Doña Orofrisa (Orofrisia) de Mendoza y Castilla, married to Don Francisco de Cepeda y Guzmán, who was a nephew of Saint Teresa of Ávila (1515 - 1582)... [more]
OronofJapanese Orono Noguchi is the lead singer of the band Superorganism.
OrontiusmLate Roman Means "from Orontes River" in Latin, coming from the Ancient Greek name ΄Ορόντης (Oróntes). Orontes is a Western Asian river flowing through Lebanon, Syria and Turkey. It can also be the variant of Aruntius, Latin form of the Etruscan name Arunte of obscure meaning.
OroonokomLiterature Possibly a corruption of Orinoco, the name of a river in northern South America. This is the name of the title character of 'Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave' (1688) by Aphra Behn... [more]
OrophermLiterature Means "tall beech-tree", from Sindarin oro ("high") and fêr ("beech"). In Tolkien's Legendarium this is the name of an Elf, the father of Thranduil and grandfather of Legolas.
OrophernesmAncient Persian (Hellenized), History Hellenized form of an ancient Persian name, which must have consisted of two elements. The first element is still unknown to me, but the second element must probably have been derived from Old Persian farnah "glory, splendour, fortune"... [more]
OrorafJapanese From Japanese 緒 (o) meaning "beginning", 露 (ro) meaning "naked, bare" combined with 良 (ra) meaning "good". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
OrorofPopular Culture Ororo Munroe is one of the main protagonists in Marvel's X-Men line of comics, where she is better known by her 'mutant' name Storm. As a mutant she has the ability to control the weather... [more]
OrovidafJewish, Judeo-Spanish Means "golden life" from Spanish oro "gold" combined with vida "life". This name was used by Jewish women in the medieval kingdom of Navarre (see http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juetta/nav_intro.html).
OrrismEnglish (Rare), Scottish From an English surname which was derived from the given name Horace. It coincides with the common name of Iris germanica and certain other fragrant varieties of iris, which is ultimately from Latin and Greek iris (via Middle English yreos; see also Iris).
OrrymManx Variant and Anglicization of Gorry. Godred Crovan or "King Orry" is an important figure in Manx folklore, surviving in folk songs and local legends... [more]
ÖrsmHungarian Hungarian male name. Örs was an ancient Hungarian leader and the name seems to originate as one of the names of the Kabar (Turkic Khazar) tribes who joined the Magyar confederation in the 9th century... [more]
OrsabarisfHistory, Ancient Persian (Hellenized, ?) Allegedly the Greek form of a Persian name meaning "brilliant Venus". This was the name of a 1st-century BC princess of Pontus, a state founded by the Persian Mithridatic dynasty, of which Orsabaris was a member as the youngest daughter of Mithridates VI.
OrsilochosmGreek Mythology The first element of this name is uncertain. It might possibly be derived from ὄρσω (orso), the future case of the Greek verb ὄρνυμι (ornymi) meaning "to awaken, to arouse" as well as "to raise, to excite" and "to stir up"... [more]
OrsipposmAncient Greek The first element of this name is uncertain. It might possibly be derived from ὄρσω (orso), the future case of the Greek verb ὄρνυμι (ornymi) meaning "to awaken, to arouse" as well as "to raise, to excite" and "to stir up"... [more]
OrsippusmAncient Greek (Latinized) Latinized form of Orsippos. A notable bearer of this name was the Greek runner Orsippus of Megara. He was not only the first to run naked in the Olympic Games, but also the first to win it naked (in 720 BC).
OrthrosmGreek Mythology A name taken from the mythological Kyon Orthros, a two-headed, serpent-tailed dog, father to the Sphinx and the Nemean Lion. He was killed by Herakles. The name comes from the word ορθρος (orthros) meaning "morning light, morning twilight" or may alternatively have (also) been influenced by the word ορθος (orthos) meaning "straight" or "height".
OrtlindefTheatre The name can be interpreted as a dithematic Germanic name formed of the name elements ort "point (of a sword or a lance)" and LIND "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".... [more]
OrvolosonmLiterature In the Italian version of Harry Potter saga this name is the equivalent of Marvolo. In the new reprintings it was replaced with the original one like the most of other character's names.
OrymFrench (Swiss, Archaic) Of uncertain origin and meaning, although current theories include a derivation from Ulrich via the form Oulry. This name has been found in French-speaking Switzerland up until the late 1600s.
OsafEnglish Meaning unknown. This was the name of American explorer and documentary filmmaker Osa Johnson (1894-1953). In the case of Danish actress Osa Massen (1914-2006) it was apparently an Anglicized form of Aase, her birth name, a variant of Åse.
OsafJapanese From Japanese 緒 (o) meaning "thread" combined with 沙 (sa) meaning "sand". Other kanji combinations are possible.
OsafDanish (Rare) Short form of names beginning with the element Os-, itself derived from Old Norse óss "god" or ǫss "heathen god".
OsaakimJapanese From Japanese 修 (osa) meaning "discipline, study" combined with 明 (aki) meaning "bright". Other kanji combinations are possible.
OsabamMedieval Basque Derived from Basque osaba "uncle". As a given name, Osaba was recorded from the 10th century onwards.
OsafumimJapanese From Japanese 修 (osa) meaning "study, discipline" combined with 史 (fumi) meaning "history". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
OsahiromJapanese From Japanese 修 (osa) meaning "discipline, study" combined with 寛 (hiro) meaning "tolerant, generous", 弘 (hiro) meaning "expand", 博 (hiro) meaning "wide, broad, rich, abundant, plentiful" combined with 洋 (hiro) meaning "ocean"... [more]