• Gender: Female
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Bright, Shining

What is the meaning of the name Phoebe?

The name Phoebe is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means Bright, Shining.

Phoebe Snow, singer.

Phoebe Buffay, character on the TV show "Friends."

Different Spellings of the name Phoebe:


People who like the name Phoebe also like:

Penelope, Amelia, Chloe, Scarlett, Charlotte, Violet, Olivia, Liam, Sebastian, Oliver, Owen, Henry, Caleb, Benjamin

Names like Phoebe:

Pooh, Pepa, Poppy, Papa, Pia, Powa, Popo, Piav, Pippa, Pope, Pua, Poe, Peppa, Pepe, Paiva

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Phoebe Margaret Cake - daughter of Jonathan Cake and Julianne Nicholson , born 2009

Stats for the Name Phoebe

checkmark Phoebe is currently #54 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Phoebe is currently #214 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Phoebe:

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1. Potential mispronunciation or misspelling due to its unique spelling and pronunciation.
2. The name Phoebe may be less common or familiar to some people, leading to potential confusion or difficulty in remembering the name.
3. It may be associated with a specific cultural or historical reference that some individuals may find unappealing or unfamiliar.
4. The name Phoebe might be perceived as old-fashioned or outdated by some individuals, potentially impacting how others perceive the child.
5. There could be potential teasing or bullying related to the name, as children can sometimes find ways to make fun of unique names.

Songs about Phoebe

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Phoebe Cates - Fenix*TX