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Gender: Female Meaning of Ophira: "gold" Origin of Ophira: Feminine variation of Ophir

The name Ophira is a girl's name meaning "gold". Ophira and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

Ophir is an extraordinarily rich place, though the name doesn't rise to the same level.

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Famous People Named Ophira

Ophira Eisenberg, Canadian comedienne
Ophira Edut, American astrologer of The AstroTwins; twin of sister Tali

Pop Culture References for the name Ophira

A modern Hebrew girls' name made up of the biblical place-name Ophir and the letter ה (Heh), which denotes a direction; hence it means "to Ophir." The ancient region was a place of origin of gold, as attested in 1 Kings 9:28: "And they came to Ophir and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to King Solomon."
Ofira, former Israeli settlement at Sharm el-Sheikh in Sinai (existing from 1967 until 1982); called "towards Ophir" due to its location on the Red Sea, on the route supposedly traversed by Solomon's ships en route to Ophir

Ofeera, Ofira


ziggywiggy Says:


I don't quite understand the negative description for this name. I think this is a lovely name and would make an adorable less common alternative for the fast rising Ophelia

ElsaAnne Says:


I like this as an alternative 'O' name