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What does Thisbe mean?

Thisbe Pronunciation of Thisbe [this-be] as a girls' name is of Greek origin. Mythology name. Ovid's "Metamorphoses" tells the tragic tale of the lovers Pyramus and Tisbe, which is retold in Shakespeare's "A Midsumer Night's Dream".

Associated with: greek, mythology, tale (literary), night (black), dream.


Creative forms:
(female) Taisbe, Thiste, ..

(male) Thisle, Thista, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thisbe Winifred (T.W.), ..

How popular is Thisbe?

Thisbe is a rare first name for females and an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Thisbe has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thisbe name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailbe, Niobe, Pheabe, Phebe, Phoebe, Tais, Taisa, Taisha, Taisia, Taisie, Taisse, Talise, Tansee, Tassie, Taube, Teille, Teisha, Tessie, Thadee, Thais, Thaisa, Thalie, Theone, Thia, Thida, Thilda, Thilde, Thirsa, Thirza, Thobey, Thobie (see Toby), Thoby, Tiane, Tiare, Tibbie, Tibby, Tilde, Tine, Tinie, Tisa, Tish, Tisha, Tobe, Toosje, Trilbea, Trilbee, Trilbey, Trilbie, Trilby, Trine, Tris, Trisa, Trish, Trisha, Trisia, Trissa, Trista, Tristen, Trixee, Trixie and Tyisha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Thisbe.

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