US Popularity:481
Meaning:Bright, radiant; Pure
If you're looking for a name that reflects the light baby will bring into your life, you've hit the right note with Phoebe. This Greek girl's name means "bright," "radiant," and "pure," and refers to the Greek god of the sun, Phoebus Apollo. Your little girl can also look up to Friends' Phoebe Buffay, whose kindness, loyalty, and unabashed quirkiness has made her a fan favorite. Whichever avenue she travels down, she's sure to shine some light into your lives.

Phoebe Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Phoebe is currently #679 on The Bump
Girl:Phoebe is currently #291 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Phoebe is currently #481 in U.S. births
Girl:Phoebe is currently #164 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 54
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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