Orville

Orville - A very unique male name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Orville, meaning gold town, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #143. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Orville and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Orville? 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 Orville. The baby boy name Orville was given to 5 baby boys in 1995, ranking #3425 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 348,387 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Orville peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1913 on position 119.



Famous with this name

Orville Caldwell
Orville Maciel
Orville Stoeber


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Rating: 4/5 (2 people)


Orville is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Orville is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,680 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,680.

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 Orville is where you live.


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Orville origin and meaning

Orville is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means gold town. To see famous people named Orville, pop culture references for the name Orville and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Orville

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

Orval / Orvil / Orvel /

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
19953425
19933509
19892019
19882925
19851806
19831776
19821714
19812431
19781826
19761768
19751127
19741155
19731087
1972993
19711223
19701106
1969765
1968789
19671082
1966741
1965861
1964769
1963701
1962718
1961642
1960643
1959606
1958561
1957515
1956513
1955538
1954471
1953452
1952449
1951426
1950421
1949390
1948383
1947341
1946353
1945322
1944322
1943283
1942284
1941274
1940260
1939236
1938259
1937227
1936221
1935204
1934204
1933195
1932199
1931198
1930185
1929173
1928176
1927176
1926164
1925162
1924155
1923152
1922150
1921137
1920134
1919132
1918134
1917134
1916131
1915126
1914132
1913119
1912136
1911138
1910143

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1680

Even more about Orville


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 Orville 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 Orville?

2 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
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Orville
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 348,387
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
1995 births +5

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