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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Orisha

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  • A submission from Oklahoma, United States says the name Orisha means "A deity, reference to one of the gods in yoruba culture, powerful spiritual being" and is of Nigerian origin.
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Orisha means "Redeemed for God's Glory".
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Borrowing from Yoruba Òrìṣà (literally “owner of chis”).

  1. A divine entity that possesses the supernatural capability of reflecting some of the manifestations of Olódùmarè

orisha was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Orisha

Orisha Sound is a reggae, electronic music, dancehall, urban contemporary, and world music singer-songwriter and actor. Orisha was born on June 21st, 1988 in Oslo.


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Fun Facts about the name Orisha

  • How Popular is the name Orisha? Orisha is the 71,869th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Orisha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Orisha in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Orisha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Orisha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Orisha is Monday, May 21st, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Orisha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Orisha was in 1972 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Orisha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsiro. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raohsi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Orisha born Apr 10, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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