NEPHELE
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Νεφελη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: NEF-el-ee (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From Greek νεφος (nephos) meaning "cloud". In Greek legend Nephele was created from a cloud by Zeus, who shaped the cloud to look like Hera in order to trick Ixion, a mortal who desired her. Nephele was the mother of the centaurs by Ixion, and was also the mother of Phrixus and Helle by Athamus.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Nefeli (Greek)