US Popularity:11505
Meaning:Little pale green one; Dark-haired; Sallow, tan; Greyish brown
Oran is a boy’s name of Irish origin. It is the Anglicized form of Odhrán, the name of seventeen Irish saints, including the patron saint of Waterford. Both Odhrán and Oran can mean “little pale green one,” a meaning that may elicit a chuckle or two from anyone familiar with the Emerald Isle. Oddly enough, Oran is also said to mean “dark-haired,” “sallow,” “greyish brown,” and “tan,” which are wonderfully diverse and contradictory menagerie of meanings. The great news is that if you’re taking Oran’s meaning literally, it will suit all babies, not just little green aliens.

Oran Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Oran is currently #2882 on The Bump
Boy:Oran is currently #897 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Oran is currently #11505 in U.S. births
Boy:Oran is currently #4415 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 34
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Oran, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Odhrán, June 2023

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