Orson masc. proper name, from Fr. ourson, dim. of ours "bear," from L. ursus.

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  • Orson — Pays d’origine  États Unis Californie …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Orson — m English: from an Old Norman French nickname meaning ‘bear cub’ (a diminutive of ors bear, Latin ursus), used occasionally in medieval times, but in modern times probably always a transferred use of the associated surname. In the 20th century it …   First names dictionary

  • Orson — [ôr′sən] n. [< Fr ourson, dim. of ours, a bear < L ursus] a masculine name …   English World dictionary

  • Orson — englischer Name lateinischen Ursprungs, Bedeutung: kleiner Bär, angelehnt an einen Familiennamen. Namensträger: Orson Wells, US amerikanischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur …   Deutsch namen

  • Orson — Meaning Fart. Origin Cockney rhyming slang. Goes like this: Orson (Wells) = horse n cart = fart …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • Orson — /awr seuhn/, n. a male given name: from an Old French word meaning bearlike. * * * …   Universalium

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