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Origin:Greek
Meaning:Aid, help
When first hearing this beautiful name, you might start singing along to the catchy chorus from The Luimineers. But what if I told you there is an interesting story that comes with the name. Ophelia is a Greek girl’s name meaning “aid” and “help.” This name is best known for the tragic heroine in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Although Ophelia’s story is heartbreaking and poignant, the name also represents beauty and selflessness. So if you believe your little Ophelia has a special talent for helping others or simply love the melancholic yet wonderful work of playwright William Shakespeare, this name could be a devastatingly gorgeous choice to consider.
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