TIL that Oprah Winfrey’s real name is Orpah. Orpah is the name of a biblical figure in the Book of Ruth. She is known as Oprah because people mispronounced her birth name often when she was was growing up. by whatilearned March 13, 2022, 2:36 am Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oprah_Winfrey?wprov=sfti1 What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote biblicalbirthbookfiguregrowingmispronouncedoprahOrpahpeoplerealRuthTILToday I learnedWinfreys See more Previous article A nuclear missile is 10 minutes away from hitting your city, what’s the last thing you do while you’re alive? Next article how will you handle the challenge of losing an hour of sleep tonight? 5 Comments Leave a Reply Huh, I heard it was because they accidentally transposed the R and the P on her birth certificate. Log in to Reply My dad almost named me Dismas, the name of the good thief who was crucified next to Jesus. My mom talked him out of it. Thanks mom. She wanted to name me Lance instead. Yikes. Luckily they compromised and chose something I actually like. Log in to Reply ~~The Berenstein Bears~~ ***The Berenstain Bears*** Log in to Reply Harpo backwards. She is just a big Marx Bros. Fan Log in to Reply [deleted] Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.