Orin could be a variant of Orrin, itself an anglicized form of Odhrán, an Irish male name meaning “little pale green one”, or a variant spelling of Oren, a Hebrew male name meaning “pine tree”. It’s also a surname originating from the given name. Orin is also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used such as:
- o 桜 “cherry tree; cherry blossom” + rin 鈴 “bell; chime” (桜鈴);
- o 於 “at; in; on; as for” + 倫 “ethics; companion” (於倫);
- o お “small” (also used as an honorific when it’s used in front of a female name) + rin 鈴 “bell; chime”.
There are other meanings depending on the kanji used. In hiragana it’s written as おりん.
Origin: Irish, Hebrew, Japanese
- Orrin (Irish)
- Oren (Hebrew)
- Odhrán (Irish)
- Odran (Hebrew)
- Oran (Irish)
- Orren (English, Irish)