Orlando

Orlando - A very unique male name



  Aug 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Orlando, meaning famous throughout the land, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #470. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Orlando and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Orlando? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Orlando. The baby boy name Orlando was given to 560 baby boys in 2012, ranking #455 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,930 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Orlando peaked in popularity 44 years ago in 1975 on position 249.



Famous with this name

Orlando Bloom
Orlando Oné
Orlando Vargas Diaz


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Orlando is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Orlando is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #164 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #856.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Orlando is where you live.


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Orlando origin and meaning

Orlando is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means famous throughout the land. To see famous people named Orlando, pop culture references for the name Orlando and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Orlando

We've found the following names that sound similar to Orlando, sorted by popularity.

Orland / Orlin / Orlan / Orlanda /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012455
2011485
2010430
2009410
2008422
2007367
2006351
2005369
2004359
2003375
2002366
2001362
2000402
1999382
1998388
1997378
1996368
1995360
1994361
1993348
1992358
1991320
1990316
1989293
1988270
1987255
1986267
1985283
1984299
1983293
1982297
1981285
1980284
1979288
1978296
1977280
1976293
1975249
1974266
1973296
1972290
1971293
1970290
1969303
1968289
1967307
1966318
1965319
1964312
1963293
1962304
1961316
1960371
1959379
1958398
1957417
1956413
1955444
1954426
1953481
1952527
1951537
1950548
1949592
1948658
1947545
1946635
1945604
1944691
1943641
1942575
1941568
1940544
1939521
1938577
1937693
1936590
1935585
1934595
1933623
1932705
1931562
1930578
1929636
1928553
1927557
1926507
1925483
1924487
1923461
1922495
1921465
1920460
1919403
1918459
1917480
1916579
1915461
1914545
1913518
1912533
1911470

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico164
Arizona271
Texas299
California335
Illinois384
Kentucky388
Michigan390
Oregon440
Utah443
Nevada446
Oklahoma490
Georgia514
Tennessee542
Virginia542
Kansas576
Maryland579
Missouri582
Wisconsin583
Minnesota585
Pennsylvania589
Colorado604
Washington614
Indiana657
Alabama687
South Carolina697
Ohio698
Massachusetts722
New Jersey754
North Carolina768
New York833
Louisiana834
Florida856

Even more about Orlando


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Orlando a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Orlando?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1975
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Orlando
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,930
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +560

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