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Updated: Jul 17, 2024 | 👁️ 21 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Bright One, Radiance

Pronunciation: FEE-bee, /ˈfiː.bi/, F IY B IY

Popularity Rank: #5,006

On this page:

  • 1. Phoebe Meaning
  • 2. Phoebe Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Phoebe
  • 4. Translations of Phoebe
  • 5. Phoebe Name Popularity
  • 6. Phoebe popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Phoebe
  • 8. Latest News about Phoebe
  • 9. Nicknames for Phoebe
  • 10. Phoebe Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Phoebe

Phoebe Meaning

Phoebe is of Greek origin and means 'bright' or 'shining'. In Greek mythology, Phoebe was one of the Titans, associated with the moon. The name also has connections to the popular character Phoebe Buffay from the TV show Friends.

Phoebe also means "Bright One, Radiance, Pure, The Shining One, Bright and Shining, Daughter of Leda, Moon".

Phoebe is commonly found in United Kingdom, Hong Kong, United States of America, and 75 more countries.

Phoebe Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: FEE-bee

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈfiː.bi/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: F IY B IY

F: Pronounce as in "fish" (F IH SH)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Phoebe

Phoebe Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Phoebe is recorded 11,697 times globally, ranking it as the 5,006th most common name worldwide.

Phoebe is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 3,510 occurrences, making it the 477th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Phoebe is found among 1 in every 156 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Phoebe Popularity by Country

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United Kingdom#4771 : 156
Hong Kong#1991 : 199
United States of America#2,0321 : 1,089
Malaysia#1,9791 : 2,980
Singapore#7661 : 1,141
Nigeria#2,4441 : 2,989
China#3001 : 459
Canada#1,6541 : 1,178
Taiwan#2101 : 786
South Africa#5,8821 : 10,240
France#5,7491 : 6,239
Macao#2831 : 627
Egypt#14,0131 : 16,623
Philippines#9891 : 1,882
Italy#8,9251 : 9,460
Netherlands#3,8751 : 3,060
Belgium#2,8821 : 2,578
Ireland#1,2811 : 989
Saudi Arabia#30,5181 : 47,413
United Arab Emirates#11,7251 : 19,512
Germany#6,6121 : 7,334
Kuwait#7,2951 : 12,941
Ghana#1,8561 : 4,071
Spain#9,8981 : 14,936

List of countries the name Phoebe is rarely found

Phoebe popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Phoebe from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Phoebe

📰 Latest News about Phoebe

Stay updated with the most recent news about Phoebe. Read on to catch up with Phoebe's latest headlines

Last Updated: July 17, 2024 10:27 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Phoebe Bridgers' label reveals jasmine.4.t as first UK signee – hear Boygenius-produced single 'Skin On Skin' - NME
    Source: NME | Published on: July 17, 2024
  • Phoebe Bridgers signs jasmine.4.t to Saddest Factory, new single "Skin on Skin" features Julien Baker - Brooklyn Vegan
    Source: Brooklyn Vegan | Published on: July 16, 2024
  • Pregnant Jennifer Gates Shares Family Snap with Dad Bill and Sister Phoebe While Attending Wedding - PEOPLE
    Source: PEOPLE | Published on: July 16, 2024
  • “Little pictures”: How an Elliott Smith quote shaped Phoebe Bridgers’ songwriting - Far Out Magazine
    Source: Far Out Magazine | Published on: July 15, 2024
  • Phoebe Gates confirms relationship with Paul McCartney's grandson Arthur Donald in new photos - USA TODAY
    Source: USA TODAY | Published on: June 26, 2024
  • Bill Gates’ daughter Phoebe confirms romance with Paul McCartney’s grandson after college graduation - Page Six
    Source: Page Six | Published on: June 26, 2024
  • Bill Gates’ Daughter Phoebe Is Dating Paul McCartney’s Grandson Arthur - TMZ
    Source: TMZ | Published on: June 26, 2024
  • Hilarious moment Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott hot-foot it back to the VIP tent to boo - Daily Mail
    Source: Daily Mail | Published on: June 24, 2024
  • Phoebe Gates Graduates Early From Stanford - NYLON
    Source: NYLON | Published on: June 21, 2024
  • “All-Caps. Bold. Highlighted In Pink”: Phoebe Gates Wants You To Vote - Bustle
    Source: Bustle | Published on: March 21, 2024

Nicknames for Phoebe

Phoebster, Feebs, Wild Phoebe, Adventure Phoebe, Phoebe the Explorer, Phoebegeist, Fearless Phoebe, Phoebella, Phoenix Phoebe, Vagabond Phoebe

Phoebe Name Poster

Phoebe Name Poster

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