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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 8 Views | 🔊 9 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Beautiful or good

Pronunciation: ör-i-gən, /ˈɔrɪɡən/, AO R AH G AH N

Popularity Rank: #652,878

On this page:

  • 1. Oregon Meaning
  • 2. Oregon Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Oregon
  • 4. Oregon Translations in other languages
  • 5. Oregon Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Oregon
  • 7. Names similar to Oregon

Oregon Meaning

Derived from the Native American word 'wauregan,' meaning 'beautiful' or 'good.' The name was used by English sailors to refer to the Columbia River region.

Oregon also means "Beautiful or good".

Oregon is found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Malaysia, and 9 more countries.

Oregon Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: ör-i-gən

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈɔrɪɡən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AO R AH G AH N

AO: Pronounce as in "thought" (TH AO T)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

G: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Oregon?

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How Oregon is Pronounced in Different Languages?

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Oregon Translations in other languages

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Oregon Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Oregon is recorded 21 times globally, ranking it as the 652,878th most common name worldwide.

Oregon is most prevalent in United States of America, with 5 occurrences, making it the 151,678th most popular name in the country.

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