Orson has roots in Latin, French, and English. The name is derived from the French ors and Latin Ursus and can be translated to mean "bear," "little bear" or "bear cub." The name received its teddy bear roots from a medieval legend of twin brothers who were abandoned in the woods, Orson and Valentine. According to the legend, Orson is raised from infancy in the wild by bears.
Similar Names: Orsen, Orsin, Orsis
Famous Orson Names: Orson Welles (actor)