Female version of Orion. One who is a bright light connected to the divine feminine universal energy. More a title then a name, Oriya is a earned classification of female used in secret societies and ritual. Not to be taken lightly, Oriya is a magical honor guarded by gorgons, amazons, and the fates. Oriya is a name taken on later in life usually through a name change by an enlightened female.
Oriya is also a language in India pronounced oh-ree-yah. Spoken in the state or Orissa. In Yoruba tradition Oriya means "mother of consciousness" with Ori meaning high vibration and ya meaning mother.
"When did she become Oriya?"
answer: chances are she always was
"I speak Oriya, write it too."