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Meaning and Origin of: Oren

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Green
  • Scottish : Pale-skinned
  • Hebrew, Gaelic : Ash tree; pale; pine tree

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Dutch : variant of Horn.
  • Americanized form of Norwegian Øren, a habitational name from any of about thirty farmsteads, mainly on the west coast of Norway, named Øyra, from Old Norse eyrr ‘delta’, ‘sandbank’.
  • Americanized spelling of German Ohren.
  • Jewish (Israeli) : ornamental name from Hebrew oren ‘pine tree’. In some cases it may be a substitute for some original Ashkenazic name of similar sound or meaning, e.g. Tannenbaum or Sosna.