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pinWhat does Ophelia mean?

Ophelia /ophe-lia/ as a girls' name is pronounced oh-FEEL-yah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Ophelia is "help". Name of the unfortunate maiden who loved Hamlet in Shakespeare's play "Hamlet". Mostly late 19th century use.


pinVariations

Ophelia has 12 variants: Availia, Filia, Ofelia, Ofilia, Ophelie, Ophelya, Ophilia, Ovalia, Ovelia, Phelia, Ubelia and Uvelia.

Kreatif forms: Opheoli, Ophevia. [more]

pinHow popular is Ophelia?

Ophelia is a very popular first name for females (#858 out of 4276, Top 20%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Ophelia for girls. Ophelia reached its peak position of #260 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ophelia name in U.S.

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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Ophelia and affiliated names. Ofelia is the only other popular variation form of Ophelia rated in the Top 1000. These forms of Ophelia were popular with parents during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.449%) and have become significantly less popular since. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ophelia, Ofelia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ophelia and related baby names outside U.S.

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