Orion: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Orion

The meaning is unknown, but the name Orion is possibly derived from a Greek word meaning “boundary, limit.” Which is pretty much what your little Orion will test all the time.

Nicknames:

Ori.

Famous people named Orion:

Brother of novelist Mark Twain, Orion Clemens; son of actor Chris Noth, Orion Noth.

Fun fact:

In Greek mythology, Orion was a legendary hunter who was slain by the goddess Artemis, then placed by Zeus into the night sky as a bright constellation.

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