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American Names Starting with O

Whether you’re looking for a name for your child, a new pet, or even a character in a story you’re writing, there are tons of ideas out there. We’ve compiled helpful guides of names and their meanings...
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October is a name of American origin and the meaning of October refers to the ‘eighth month’. In the ancient Roman calendar, October was the eighth month of the year but in the Gregorian calendar, it is the 10th month. The Latin root ‘octo’ and the Greek root ‘okto’ mean 'eight'. In literal sense it also means ‘the fall season’.

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The name Odonna is of American origin and is a combination of the names Odette, meaning 'wealth' and Donna. Donna is an Italian name which means 'woman', 'honor of the house' and 'lady of the house'. It was also a title that was given to honor women of high society in Italy. The male equivalent of the title is Don.

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The meaning of Olencia is 'olive tree' and 'healthy and strong'. It is an invented name originating from America. Olencia is a combination of the feminine names Olivia, meaning 'olive tree', and Valencia, meaning 'healthy and strong'. Olenci also has Polish and Jewish roots. In Polish, the name means 'mankind's defender' and, in Jewish, its meaning is 'in the blink of an eye'.

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Olenna is a common name and is traditionally considered by parents as a girl's name. The name is of American origin and is mostly used in the United States and other English-speaking countries. It is also used in Greek and Russian culture. The meaning of Olenna is 'a literary name'. It also means 'bright and sunshine'. Olenna Tyrell is the name of a character in George R.R. Martin's novel 'Song Of Fire And Ice' and in the television adaptation, 'Game Of Thrones'.

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A name of American origin, the meaning of Oleta is ‘truth’. It has been derived from other names like Alida, Olethea and Olida. Oleta means ‘small winged one’ in Latin, and it is a variant of the Greek name Olethea, meaning ‘verity’, ‘truth’, ‘olive tree’. A famous name association is Oleta Adams, an American singer and pianist known for her contributions to the albums 'Tears For Fears', 'Seed Of Love' and 'Evolution'.

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Olicia is an American name that is traditionally used for girls. The name Olicia is a variant of the names Alicia or Olivia, and it is also used as the diminutive of Aleksandra. The meaning of Olicia is 'of noble kin' in American English.

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Olisa is a name of African-American origin, and the meaning of Olisa is ‘God’. In French origin, it is derived from the name Oleisa which means ‘deity’. It is believed to be a combination of the names Olivia and Elisa. Olisa Adibua is a radio anchor and personality from Nigeria who hosts the show ‘The Truth’.

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The name Omarion is of African American origin. The meaning of Omarion is ‘populous’ or ‘flourishing’. It also has an Arabic origin and is derived from the name Omar, which means ‘flourishing’ or ‘eloquent speaker’. Variants of the name include Omar and Omer. There are several known personalities associated with the name including Omari Grandberry. Known by the stage name Omarion, he is a famous American songwriter, singer, rapper, dancer, and actor from America.

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The meaning of Oralee is 'golden', 'God is my light', 'bright' and is of Hebrew origin. It is a variant of the name Orly meaning 'light' in Hebrew and Celtic name Orla meaning 'golden princess'. Oralee is composed of two elements 'ora' meaning 'light' in Hebrew and 'to pray' in Latin, and 'lee' meaning 'a dell or a meadow' in Old English. 'Ora Lee' is the title of an instrumental piece of music by Brittany Haas.

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The name Orenthal is of Hebrew, Gaelic and Irish origin. The meaning of Orenthal is 'valley of the eagles' or 'pine tree'. It may also be a variant of the medieval German name Orendal, which means ‘morning star’. It is not commonly used as a person’s name, and is not popular. This name is also believed to have its origins in Norwegian or Swedish surnames like Orendahl and or Orendal, which refers to ‘the valley’.

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The name Orlena is of American origin. The meaning of Orlena is 'golden'. The name Orlena is believed to have been derived from Oralia in Latin and Aurelia in French. The name Orlena is associated with Orlena Cain, who is Canadian TV host and author.

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The name Ornice has its roots in American. Ornice is a combination of the names Ornella and Janice. The meaning of Ornice is ‘fir’, ‘cedar tree’, ‘olive colored’, ‘from the cedar tree’. An alternate meaning of this name is ‘heavenly dainty’, ‘heavenly bright’. The Bible states that the cedar tree was planted by the Lord Almighty, and was the first tree on Earth. Historically, the wood of this tree was used in the construction of ships, temples and palaces.

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