Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1281 in 2013 and #1120 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From the Italian Ofelia, coined by the poet Jacopo Sannazaro in his poem Arcadia (1504), probably from the Ancient Greek ὠφέλειᾰ ‎(ōphéleia, “help”, “aid”, “succour”). The name was used by William Shakespeare for the ill-fated bride of Hamlet.


-(astronomy) ]A moon of Uranus, named after the character in Hamlet.

-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).