Orpha

Orpha - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Orpha appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #480. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Orpha and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Orpha? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Orpha. The baby girl name Orpha was given to 5 baby girls in 2012, ranking #5553 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 282,650 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Orpha peaked in popularity 102 years ago in 1915 on position 436.



Famous with this name

Orpha Termin
Orpha Alba
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Orpha is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Orpha is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #1,542 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,542.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Orpha is where you live.


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Orpha origin and meaning

Orpha is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Orpha, pop culture references for the name Orpha and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Orpha

We've found the following names that sound similar to Orpha, sorted by popularity.

Orva / Orfa /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20125553
19843653
19471724
19461754
19431379
19411280
19391365
19381736
1936925
19351011
1934921
1933768
1932887
1931851
1930938
1929787
1928744
1927661
1926675
1925707
1924595
1923664
1922601
1921573
1920493
1919604
1918508
1917456
1916442
1915436
1914529
1913510
1912463
1911516
1910480

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania1542

Even more about Orpha


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Orpha a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Orpha?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1915
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Orpha
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 282,650
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5

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