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What does Febe mean?

Febe Pronunciation of Febe [febe] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and Febe means "bright, radiant". Febe is an alternate form of Phoebe (Greek).

Associated with: greek, bright (light).


Febe has 2 variants: Pheabe and Phebe.

1 more different relation via Phoebe: Pheby.

Creative forms:
(female) Faube, Fene, ..

(male) Febefi, Febetz, ..

Middle name pairings:
Febe Zaylee (F.Z.), ..

How popular is Febe?

Febe is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Febe is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Phebe and Phoebe (#287 a year ago) are the prominent varying forms of Febe (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Pheabe, are seldom used. These forms of Febe were popular with parents presently (median #1143), except for the version Phebe which has become less in vogue. Phoebe is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Phebe, Phoebe in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Phoebe outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abbe, Babe, Bebe, Ebbe, Elbe, Fae, Faye, Fe, Fee, Fei, Feike, Femie, Fern, Ferne, Fey, Fiby, Hebe and Tobe. These names tend to be more frequently used than Febe.

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