Orson: baby boy name popularity and meaning


This name is derived from Latin and means "bear cub." And if you think about it, that'll sum up your little Orson pretty perfectly: adorable and adventurous, but you sure don't wanna mess with his mama.


It's not too easy to come up with a nickname for Orson.

Famous people named Orson:

Writer/actor Orson Welles; actor Orson Bean; novelist Orson Scott Card.

Fun fact:

The (fictional) setting of TV's "The Middle" is Orson, Indiana.

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