What does Oprah mean?
Oprah /oprah/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Oprah's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Oprah means "young deer, fawn; place of dust". Oprah is an alternate spelling of Ophrah (Hebrew): a biblical place name. Oprah is also a derivative of Orpah (Hebrew): talk show celebrity Oprah Winfrey.
How popular is Oprah?
Oprah is an unusual first name for women. Oprah is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Oprah for girls. Oprah has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Orah. Like Oprah, this name is not commonly used.