Orso Family History
Orso Name Meaning
Italian: from the personal name Orso meaning ‘bear’ (from Latin ursus) or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bear (e.g. a large lumbering person). In some cases the name may be habitational referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a bear. Compare Urso . Hungarian (Orsó): metonymic occupational name for a spinner from orsó ‘spinning wheel’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press