Phoebe

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #301 in 2013 and #298 in 2014.

Famous People

Phoebe Cates (Movie Actress), Phoebe Snow (Singer), Phoebe Legere (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Phoebe Gloeckner (Writer), Phoebe Dollar (Movie Actress), Phoebe Kreutz (Singer), Phoebe Atwood Taylor (Writer), Phoebe Foster (Movie Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Ancient Greek Φοίβη ‎(Phoíbē), feminine form of Φοῖβος ‎(Phoîbos, “bright”).

Meaning(s):

-(astronomy) The 14th moon of Saturn.

-(Greek god) A Titan, goddess of the moon, sister-wife of Coeus, and daughter of Uranus and Gaia.

-(Greek god) An epithet and synonym for Artemis; Phoebe Artemis, after her maternal grandmother, Phoebe Seneca above).

-(Greek god) An epithet and synonym for Selene; Phoebe Selene, after her maternal aunt, Phoebe Seneca above).

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

In Translingual

Origin: Ancient Greek Φοίβη ‎(Phoíbē)

Meaning(s):

-(taxon genus family Lauraceae tropical and subtropical evergreen trees, native to Asia and the Americas)