My surname originates from the Slavic surname of Orlov. My father was born in Krasnodar, Kuban. Cossackia. In 1946 he escaped to the West with the help of friendly Soviet Soldiers an Austrian family and the Canadian Armed Forces. My Mother was born in Yorkshire. Jaynes Father was born in Ilkeston Derbyshire and her Mother in Clipstone Derbyshire.
The name Orlov is a proud emblem of Russian Culture and heritage it is derived from the word Oryol or Eagle. The Eagle was a symbol of Royalty and Power and is featured on the Russian Imperial Insignia.
We also have the fictional character Aleksandr Orlov of compare the meerkat campaign- no relation!