Given Name Orion

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: o-RIE-ən (English)

Meaning & History
Meaning unknown, but possibly related to Greek ‘οριον (horion) “boundary, limit”. Alternatively it may be derived from Akkadian Uru-anna meaning “light of the heavens”. This is the name of a constellation, which gets its name from a legendary Greek hunter killed by a scorpion sent by Gaia.

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