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  1. ORBÁN: Hungarian form of Greek Ourbanos, meaning "of the city."

  2. ORBOGEN: Old Celtic name composed of the elements ōrbo "privileged" and gen "birth," hence "privileged birth." 

  3. ORBOGENOS: Reconstructed ancient Brithonic form of Celtic Orbogen (Latin Urbgenius), meaning "privileged birth."

  4. OREL

    1. Jewish byname derived from the Slavic word orel, meaning "eagle."

    2. Swiss form of Roman Latin Aurelius, meaning "golden."

  5. OREN (אׄרֶן): Hebrew name, denoting a lofty tree that gives off a tremulous sound when shaken by the wind; various translations include: "ash," "cedar," "elder," "fir," and "pine." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Judah.

  6. ORESTES (Ὀρέστης): Greek name derived from the word orestias, meaning "of the mountains." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Agamemnon.

  7. ORFEO: Italian form of Greek Orpheus, meaning either "deprived" or "darkness."

  8. ORFIEL: Archangel name, possibly meaning "my neck (is) God." He is said to direct his gaze backward in time to the world of the past. He is not at all connected with any activity of the present. Also spelled Orifiel.

  9. ORI (אוֹרִי): Hebrew name meaning "my light."

  10. ORIAN: Anglicized form of Middle Welsh Urien, meaning "privileged birth."

  11. ORIFIEL: Archangel name, possibly meaning "my neck (is) God." He is said to direct his gaze backward in time to the world of the past. He is not at all connected with any activity of the present. Also spelled Orfiel.

  12. ORIGEN: Short form of Greek Origenes, probably meaning "mountain-born."

  13. ORIGENES (Ὠριγένης): Greek name probably composed of oros "mountain" and genes "born," hence "mountain-born." 

  14. ORION (Ωρίων): Greek name, probably meaning "mountain man." But some sources say that the name may actually be of Akkadian origin; if so, it means "light of heaven." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titan gods, a primordial hunter who was killed by a scorpion. A constellation was named after him. Orion had two dogs; their names were: Arktophonos and Ptoophagos

  15. ÖRJAN: Swedish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."

  16. ORKATZ: Basque name meaning "deer."

  17. ORLANDO: Italian form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 

  18. ORLANDUS: Latin form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 

  19. ORMARR: Old Norse name composed of the elements orm "serpent" and herr "army," hence "serpent army."

  20. ORMAZD (ارمزد): Newer form of Persian Ahura Mazda, meaning "good and wise god."

  21. ORMEROD: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old Norse name Ormarr and Old English rod "clearing," hence "Ormarr's clearing."

  22. ORMOND: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruaidh, meaning "descendant of Ruadh."

  23. ORMONDE: Variant spelling of English Ormond, meaning "descendant of Ruadh."

  24. ORMR: Old Norse byname derived from the word ormr, meaning "dragon, serpent, snake."

  25. OROCHI (大蛇): Japanese name meaning "big snake." In mythology, this is the name of an eight-forked serpent who demanded virgin sacrifices. He was killed by the god-hero Susanoo.

  26. OROITZ: Basque name meaning "memory."

  27. ORPHEUS (Ὀρφεύς): Greek name derived either from orbhao "deprived" or orphe "darkness." In mythology, this is the name of a musician who charmed Hades with his lyre in an attempt to rescue his wife from the underworld.

  28. ORRELL: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements ora "ore" and hyll "hill," hence "ore hill."

  29. ORRIN: Variant spelling of English Oran, meaning "little sallow one."

  30. ORSINO: Italian form of Roman Latin Ursinus, meaning "bear-like."

  31. ORSO: Italian form of Roman Latin Ursus, meaning "bear."

  32. ORSON: English surname transferred to forename use, from the old Norman French byname ourson, a diminutive of ours "bear," hence "little bear" or "bear cub."

  33. ORTLE: Basque name meaning "firmament."

  34. ORTWIN: Middle High German name composed of the elements ort "point" and win "friend," hence "point-friend."

  35. ORTZI: Basque name meaning "sky."

  36. ORVAL: Variant spelling of English Orville, probably meaning "golden city."

  37. ORVILLE: English literary name created by Fanny Burney, author of the 1778 novel Evelina, probably intended to mean "golden city."

  38. OSAHAR: Egyptian name meaning "God hears me."

  39. OSAMA (أسامة): Variant spelling of Arabic Usama, meaning "lion."

  40. OSAMU (1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-): Japanese name meaning 1) "chronicler," 2) "disciplined," 3) "logical," 4) "obtainer," 5) "to reign," 6) "ruler."

  41. OSAZE: Egyptian name meaning "loved by God."

  42. OSBEORHT: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements os "god" and beorht "bright," hence "god-bright."

  43. OSBEORN: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements os "divinity, god" and beorn "bear," hence "divine-bear." Equivalent to Old Norse Ásbjorn.
  44. OSBERT: Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Osbeorht, meaning "god-bright."
  45. OSBORN: Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Osbeorn, meaning "divine-bear."
  46. OSBOURNE: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a variant form of Osborn, meaning "divine-bear."
  47. ÓSCAR: Spanish form of Old High German Ansgar, meaning "god-spear."
  48. ÒSCAR: Catalan form of Old High German Ansgar, meaning "god-spear."
  49. OSCAR
    1. Irish Gaelic form of Scottish Gaelic Osgar, meaning "deer-lover." 
    2. Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Osgar, meaning "god-spear."
  50. OSGAR:
    1. Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements os "god" and gár "spear," hence "god-spear." Equivalent to Old High German Ansgar and Old Norse Ásgeirr.
    2. Scottish name composed of the Gaelic elements os "deer" and cara "lover," hence "deer-lover."
  51. OSGOD: Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old Norse Ásgautr, meaning "divine Gaut."
  52. OSGOOD: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Osgod, meaning "divine Gaut."
  53. OSHEEN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Oisín, meaning "little deer."
  54. OSHER (עׄשֶׁר): Hebrew name meaning "happiness."
  55. OSIP (Осип): Russian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."
  56. OSIRIS (Όσιρις): Greek form of Egyptian Asar, possibly meaning "something that has been made; a product." In Egyptian mythology, Asar/Osiris is the name of a god of the underworld.
  57. ÓSKAR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Ásgeirr, meaning "god-spear."
  58. OSKAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ásgeirr, meaning "god-spear."
  59. OSKARBI: Basque name meaning "clear sky."
  60. OSKARI: Finnish form of Old Norse Ásgeirr, meaning "god-spear."
  61. OSKARS: Latvian form of Old Norse Ásgeirr, meaning "god-spear."
  62. OSKU: Pet form of Finnish Oskari, meaning "god-spear."
  63. OSMAN
    1. Turkish form of Arabic Uthman, meaning "baby bustard." A bustard is a crane-like game bird.
    2. Variant spelling of English Osmond, meaning "divine protection."
  64. OSMOND: English form of Anglo-Saxon Osmund, meaning "divine protection." 
  65. OSMUND: Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old Norse Ásmundr, composed of the Old English elements os "god" and mund "protection," hence "divine protection." 
  66. OSSIAN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Oisín, meaning "little deer."
  67. OSTADAR: Basque name meaning "rainbow."
  68. OSTARGI: Basque name meaning "aurora."
  69. OSTOTS: Basque name meaning "thunder."
  70. OSVALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ásvaldr, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  71. OSVALDO: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Osvaldus, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  72. ÓSVALDR: Variant form of Old Norse Ásvaldr, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  73. OSVALDUS: Latin form of Scandinavian Osvald, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  74. OSWALD: Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Osweald, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  75. OSWALLT: Welsh form of English Oswald, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  76. OSWEALD: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements os "god" and weald "wielder of power," hence "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  77. OSWIN: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements os "god" and win "friend," hence "divine friend" or "friend of God."
  78. OSZKÁR: Hungarian form of Old Norse Ásgeirr, meaning "god-spear."
  79. OTAKAR: Czech form of Gothic Odovacar, meaning "watchful of wealth."
  80. OTAKTAY: Native American Sioux name meaning "kills many."
  81. OTÁVIO: Portuguese form of Roman Latin Octavius, meaning "eighth."
  82. OTES: Norman French name derived from German Otto, meaning "wealthy."
  83. OTHELLO: English name created by Shakespeare and thought to probably have been inspired by Italian Thorello ("young bull"), perhaps changing only the first element from Thor- to Otho, hence "rich youth."
  84. OTHNIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Othniyel, meaning "lion of God." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Kenaz.
  85. OTHNIYEL (עָתְנִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "lion of God." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Kenaz.
  86. OTHO: Old Norman form of German Otto, meaning "wealthy."
  87. OTIENO: African Luo name meaning "born at night."
  88. OTIS: English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Otto."
  89. OTNIEL: Variant spelling of English Othniel, meaning "lion of God." 
  90. OTOAHHASTIS: Native American Cheyenne name meaning "tall bull."
  91. OTOAHNACTO: Native American Cheyenne name meaning "bull bear."
  92. OTOKAR: Czech form of Gothic Odovacar, meaning "watchful of wealth."
  93. OTSO: Finnish name meaning "bear."
  94. OTSOA: Basque name meaning "wolf."
  95. OTSOKO: Basque name meaning "wolf cub."
  96. OTTAH: Egyptian name meaning "born third."
  97. OTTAVIANO: Italian form of Roman Latin Octavianus, meaning "eighth."
  98. OTTAVIO: Italian form of Roman Latin Octavius, meaning "eighth."
  99. OTTIS: Variant spelling of English Otis, meaning "son of Otto."
  100. OTTÓ: Hungarian form of German Otto, meaning "wealthy."
  101. OTTO: Modern form of Old German Audo, meaning "wealthy."
  102. OTTOKAR: German form of Gothic Odovacar, meaning "watchful of wealth."
  103. OUEN: Variant form of Welsh Owen, possibly meaning "born of yew."
  104. OULAM: Variant spelling of Egyptian Olam, meaning "eternal." 
  105. OULIXES (Οὐλίξης): Contracted form of Greek Oulixeus, probably meaning "to be angry, to hate."
  106. OULIXEUS (Οὐλιξεύς): Variant form form of Greek Odysseus, probably meaning "to be angry, to hate."
  107. OURANOS (Οὐρανός): Greek name meaning "the heavens." In mythology, this is the name of the husband of Gaia and father of the Titans.
  108. OURBANOS (Οὐρβανός): Greek name meaning "of the city." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.
  109. OURIAS (Ουρίας): Greek form of Hebrew Uwriyah, meaning "light of Jehovah" or "my light is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the husband of Bathsheba
  110. OVADIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ovadya, meaning "servant of God."
  111. OVADYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Obadyah, meaning "servant of God." 
  112. OVE: Possibly a modern Scandinavian form of Old Danish Auwe, meaning "little edge." 
  113. OVED: Variant spelling of Hebrew Owbed, meaning "serving, worshiping."
  114. OVID: Short form of the Roman family name Ovidius, meaning "sheep herder." The famous Roman poet's full name was Publius Ovidius Naso. Naso means "nose" in Latin. 
  115. OVÍDIO: Portuguese form of Roman Latin Ovidius, meaning "sheep herder."
  116. OVIDIO: Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Ovidius, meaning "sheep herder."
  117. OVIDIU: Romanian form of Roman Latin Ovidius, meaning "sheep herder."
  118. OVIDIUS: Roman family name derived from Latin ovis ("sheep"), meaning "sheep herder."
  119. OWAIN: Welsh Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table, derived from Latin Eugenius, meaning "born of yew." 
  120. OWBED (עוֹבֵד): Hebrew name meaning "serving, worshiping." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ruth
  121. OWDED (עׄדֵד): Hebrew name meaning "restorer." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Azariah, and the name of a prophet who lived in the time of King Ahaz.
  122. OWEIN: Variant spelling of Welsh Owain, meaning "born of yew."
  123. OWEN
    1. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Eóghan, meaning "born of yew."
    2. Modern Welsh form of Old Welsh Owain, meaning "born of yew."
  124. OWIN: Variant spelling of Welsh Owen, meaning "born of yew."
  125. OWMAR (אוֹמָר): Hebrew name meaning "eloquent, talkative" or "speaker." In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Esau.
  126. OWN (אוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "vigor" or "wealth." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Korah group.
  127. OWNAM (אוֹנָם): Hebrew name meaning "vigorous, strong." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jada
  128. OWPHIYR (ריפִוֹא, רפִוֹא, ריפִאׄ): Hebrew name meaning "gold" or "reducing to ashes." In the bible, this is the name for gold and its characteristics, the name of a land or city, and the name of the eleventh son of Joktan.
  129. OWYN: Variant spelling of Welsh Owen, meaning "born of yew."
  130. ØYSTEIN: Norwegian form of Old Norse Eysteinn, meaning "island stone."
  131. ØYVIND: Norwegian form of Old Norse Eyvindr, meaning "island wind."
  132. OZ: Compare with feminine Oz.
    1. English short form of longer names beginning with Os-, meaning "god."
    2. Turkish name meaning "bard."
  133. ÖZGÜR: Turkish unisex name meaning "free."
  134. OZZIE: Variant spelling of Middle English Oswald, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  135. OZZY: Variant spelling of Middle English Ozzie, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."

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