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Cybele meaning and name origin
Cybele \cy-be-le\ as a girl's name is pronounced SIB-e-lee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cybele is "great mother of the gods". Mythology: an ancient Phrygian nature goddess worshipped as the Great Mother in Asia Minor. The mother of all gods, men, and wild nature, lions were her faithful companions. She was identified with Rhea by the Greeks, and with Maia and Ceres by the Romans.
Cybele has 2 variant forms: Cybel and Cybille.
For more information, see also related names Sibyl and Sybil.
Baby names that sound like Cybele are Cybil, Cybill, Sybelle and Sybel.
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Popularity of Cybele
Cybele is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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