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Phoebe Meaning


What does Phoebe mean?

The name Phoebe is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Phoebe is "radiant, shining".

It is also of English and Latin origin, where its meaning is "shining one".

Phoebe is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Phoebe.

The Given Name Phoebe

Phoebe is a form of Phoebus. See Phoebus for further details.

Phoebe is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A classic name that will enchant parents.

Phoebe falls into the Greek myth name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Phoebe Nicholls.

Phoebe Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 287 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,109 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 295 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,100 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Phoebe sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Phoebe Name Popularity Page.

Phoebe Related Names

Phoebe is a form of Phoebus.

Variants of the name Phoebe include Phebe, Pheobe.

Famous Phoebes

  • Phoebe ~ Biblical Character (Rom. 16:1), Greek Myth - The titaness of intellect.
  • Phoebe Nicholls ~ Actress

Phoebe Numerology

What will your new littlePhoebe be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Phoebe Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Phoebe in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Phoebe.

Just for fun, see the name Phoebe in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Phoebe in Nautical Flags page.