Phoebe originates from Greek and is derived from the Greek name "Phoibe." The name is also a derivative of the Greek "phoibos," which can be translated to mean "bright," "pure," or "shining one." In addition to its associations with purity and radiance, Phoebe is also related to the moon, Greek mythology, the Bible and Shakespeare. In Greek mythology, Phoebe is the name for Artemis, the Goddess of the moon. The name is steadily increasing in popularity in both the United States and England.
Similar Names: Fenix, Phynix
Famous Phoebe Names: Phoebe Cates (actress), Phoebe Snow (singer)