|History of name:
This Christian name appears twice in the Christian Bible.Orpah was a Moabitess who married Chilion the son of Naomi when he and his family lived in Moab. After Chilion died, and Naomi returned to Bethlehem, Orpah remained in Moab. Most notable mention is perhaps Ruth 1:14 "At this they wept aloud again. Then Orpah kissed her mother-in-law goodbye, but Ruth clung to her."