Meaning and name origin
Oprah \o-prah, op-rah\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Oprah is "young deer, fawn; place of dust". Oprah is a variant of Ophrah (Hebrew): a biblical place name. Also a variant of Orpah (Hebrew): talk show celebrity Oprah Winfrey.
Oprah is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Oprah for girls (2014 statistics).