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Orah

What does Orah mean?

Orah Pronunciation of Orah [orah] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Orah means "light". Orah is an alternate spelling of Orit (Hebrew).

Associated with: light.

Variations

Orah has 2 variants: Ora and Orya.

Creative forms:
(female) Osah, Otah, ..

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Orah Aria (O.A.), ..

How popular is Orah?

Orah is an unusual first name for females. Orah is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Orah reached its apex rank of #928 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Orah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Orah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ora is the only other popular alternative form of Orah. Adoption of these relations of Orah reached its most widespread during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.12%), but now, the form Ora has become less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Orah, Ora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Orah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Orah is pronounced similarly to Ara, Ari, Aria, Ariah, Arie, Ariyah, Arya, Aura, Eira, Iara, Ira, Oria, Orra, Uira and Yara. Other suggested similar names are Abrah, Adah, Adrah, Alah, Ardah, Avah, Barah, Beah, Breah, Carah, Cyrah, Darah, Dorah, Elah, Evah, Farah, Inah, Jorah, Karah, Kiah, Kyrah, Leah, Lorah, Marah, Merah, Miah, Mirah, Morah, Myrah, Niah, Norah, Nyah, Oba, Oda, Ofra, Ofrat (see Ofra), Ola, Oma, Oonah, Opal, Ophrah, Oprah, Orali, Orane, Orel, Orla, Orlagh, Orli, Orna, Orpa, Orpah, Orsa, Perah, Sarah, Serah, Tarah, Terah, Unah, Zarah and Zorah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orah.

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