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

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

Famous People Named Ophira

Ophira Eisenberg, comedian

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