Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈoːɾˠ.lˠə/(Irish)  [key·simplify]

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)


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious  


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
Entry updated June 9, 2023