Synonyms for Origin:

n.

Provenience, parent, mother, rootstock. nascence. Family, kin, genealogy, precede. beginning (noun)
earliness, conception, derivation, preparation, nascency, stem, nativity, birth, embryo, genesis, beginning, hatching, emergence, start, prelude, commencement, babyhood, infancy, sprout, cradle, creation, inauguration, precursor, spring, dawn, inception, source, introduction.
beginning, inception (noun)
inauguration, emergence, nativity, commencement, birth, entry, dawn, entrance, ingress, start, outbreak, creation, introduction, genesis, origination.
birthplace (noun)
provenance.
bloodline (noun)
line of descent.
bottom (noun)
mainspring.
cause (noun)
prime mover.
family, heritage (noun)
lineage, extraction, blood, descent, pedigree.
location (noun)
source, root, beginning, rootage.
matrix (noun)
womb.
origin (noun)
stock, bloodline, blood, source, ancestry, blood line, root, descent, line, rootage, lineage, origination, inception, pedigree, beginning, extraction, parentage, line of descent.

v.

father (verb)
parent.

Other synonyms:

mother country, fatherland, nascence, home town, the old country, Provenience, rootstock. onset, homeland, birthplace, builder, spring from. Family, mother, genealogy, well. derive. come from. home. birthplace
provenance.
heart
mainspring.
offset
starting.
source
fountainhead.

Usage examples for origin

  1. There is absolutely nothing in church or state that cannot be traced to a perfectly natural origin – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. He believes that the great material elements had their origin from his thought. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  3. He even ventured when greatly curious, to ask a question of the object of his interest, so that the man might reveal his origin – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various