Name: Oran

Origin and Meaning of the Name Oran

  • Meaning:
    Dark-haired
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Dark-haired
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (OR en)
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Miscellaneous Info for Oran

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Anglicized form of Odhrán, it is derived from Irish odhra meaning 'dark-haired'. St Oran was Irish but spent much of his life spreading Christianity in Scotland.

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