Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. OR-la(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Means "golden ruler", from Old Irish ór "gold" combined with flaith "ruler, sovereign, princess". This name was borne by several medieval Irish royals, including a sister of the king Brian Boru.

Related Names

VariantsOrla, Orlagh, Órfhlaith(Irish)

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Orlaith.shtml.
Entry updated January 21, 2022