Orson

Male

Meaning

Bear Cub

Origin

French

Pronunciation

/ɔːrsən/

Traits associated with the name Orson:

Dogs named Orson tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Orson?

Naming your dog Orson suggests that you have an appreciation for classic literature and culture. It may also suggest that you have a creative and unique sense of style.

Is Orson a good dog name?

Orson has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Orson isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,971
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
2,520
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Orson is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Orson was, in the past month, the 1400th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Orson is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Orson was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Orson's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Orson is most adored in New Hampshire, Nebraska and Arizona.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Orson.

Most popular breeds named Orson:

  1. Dachshund
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Border Collie
  4. Bull Terrier
  5. Labrador Retriever

Orson is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized in the 19th century, it's a relic from yesteryears' canine nomenclature.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a cuddly bear, thanks to Orson from "Garfield and Friends".

hipster dog names
hipster

Unconventional, nods to famed director Welles, and oozes vintage charm.

preppy dog names
preppy

Hails from highbrow literature, echoing sophistication and classic Ivy League charm.

Dog names like Orson:

Prosperous, rich
Elf Army
Deer Lover
Ancestor's Heir
Right-handed, skilled
The son of Hugh
Orson dog name meaning

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