Given Name OPRAH

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Various
PRONOUNCED: O-prə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

In the case of television personality Oprah Winfrey, it was a childhood mispronunciation of her real name ORPAH that became permanent.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Orpah, Orpha (Biblical), 'Orpah (Biblical Hebrew), Orpha (English)

Categories

black history, television
Entry updated October 11, 2012