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Gender: F Origin of Orchid: Flower name

Orchid is an exotic hothouse bloom that has not been plucked by many modern baby namers — yet. In the language of flowers, orchids symbolize love, beauty and sophistication.

In a 1926 silent comedy, femme fatale Gloria Swanson played a burlesque chorus girl named Orchid Murphy.

Famous People Named Orchid

Pop Culture References for the name Orchid

Orchid Murphy, character in the movie "Fine Manners" (1926)
Orchid, character from the videogame series "Killer Instinct"
The origin is Greek orkhis, meaning "testicle"

Orchid's International Variations

Orquídia, Orquídea (Spanish)