Given Name CYBELE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Κυβελη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: SIB-ə-lee (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly from Phrygian roots meaning either "stone" or "hair". This was the name of the Phrygian mother goddess associated with fertility and nature. She was later worshipped by the Greeks and Romans.

Categories

actresses, earth, fertility deities, goddesses, Greek mythology, mother goddesses, mythology, nature, uncertain etymology
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kyveli (Greek)
USER SUBMISSION: Cybèle