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What does Pheby mean?

Pheby Pronunciation of Pheby [phe-by] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Pheby is "bright, radiant". Pheby is a version of Phoebe (Greek).

Associated with: greek, bright (light).


Pheby has 2 variants: Phoebey and Phoeboe.

3 more alternative forms via Phoebe: Febe, Pheabe and Phebe.

Creative forms:
(female) Phebo, Phoeby, ..

(male) Pheco, Pheme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pheby Reya (P.R.), ..

How popular is Pheby?

Pheby is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Pheby is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Pheby (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Phebe and Phoebe (#287 from recent data). These relations of Pheby were favored today (usage of 0.07%), except for the version Phebe which has become less stylish. Phoebe is the most fashionable girl name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Pheby is alike in pronunciation to Fiby. Other suggested similar names are Shelby and Thoby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pheby.

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