Ophira Origin and Meaning
The name Ophira is a girl's name meaning "gold".
Feminine form of Ophir, a Biblical place name famed for its riches.
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Famous People Named Ophira
- Ophira EisenbergCanadian comedienne
- Ophira EdutAmerican astrologer of The AstroTwins; twin of sister Tali
Ophira in Pop Culture
- A modern Hebrew girls' name made up of the biblical placename 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."
- Ofiraformer 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