The name Orchid is a girl's name . Orchid and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
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.