US Popularity:720
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Heaven's light
Orion is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning “heaven's light.” If you think of your son as a shining star, consider this celestial name, pulled right out of the sky. In Greek mythology, Orion was a mighty hunter and the son of Poseidon before Zeus placed him among the stars as the constellation of Orion. Today, Orion is considered one of the most recognizable and brightest constellations in the night sky. The name sports a scientific yet mysterious edge, making it a stellar choice if you’re practical and romantic.

Orion Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Orion is currently #229 on The Bump
Boy:Orion is currently #58 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Orion is currently #720 in U.S. births
Boy:Orion is currently #248 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 76
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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