Boy name origins & meanings
- Irish : Green
- Scottish : Pale-skinned
- Hebrew, Gaelic : Ash tree; pale; pine tree
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.