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Origin

  • Greek

Meaning/history

  • help, aid, a helper, serpentine,
  • wise,
  • reated by the 15th-century poet Jacopo Sannazaro for a character in his poem 'Arcadia',
  • derived from ?????? (ophelos)

Nicknames

  • Phee, Phia,
  • Opi, Fay, Lia,
  • Opie, Elia,
  • Fifi,
  • Feelie,
  • Phealz,
  • Ophelie,
  • Opal,
  • Phoebe,
  • Opalie

Interesting Ophelias

  • Ophelia Devore,
  • Ophelia Benson,
  • Ophelia Ford,
  • Ophelia Magdalena Dahl,
  • Ophelia Lovibond

Unfortunate Ophelias

  • Fictional only - Hamlet's girlfriend

Ophelia goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Alice,
  • Romilly,
  • Pip,
  • Genevieve,
  • Anastasia,
  • Evangeline, Cordelia, Pearl, Marie, Esme, Evie, Alice,
  • Henry

When I hear Ophelia
I think of...

  • Hamlet,
  • Pan's Labyrinth,
  • Natalie Merchant (singer),
  • Zella Day's song 'Sweet Ophelia'
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