Orchid Name Meaning & Origin

Orchid

Pronunciation: OHR-kid (key)

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Orquidea

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My name is Orchid Rose. I love the name now but hated when I was a kid. No one knows how to pronounce it. Which is amazing.

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wakid - It's how I said my name when I was little.

Meanings and history of the name Orchid: | Edit

Orchid comes from the Greek "orkhis," which means "testicle." Given to the plant because it's roots have a similar shape.

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Orchid Smuckers, sister of Alex S. Smuckers, who starts out a hooker but finds the Lord, turns her life around and ends up the wife of a preacher, from the internet comic blog "The Greasers of Hazzick Flats" http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com

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