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This, along with Astrophil, is one of the oddest names I've ever heard.
Auriel  3/31/2007
Absolutely love this name. Belpheobe (nickname: Belle) is one of my favorites. Definitely going to consider naming my daughter this in the future. So unique! =)
Cyneburga  11/28/2007
I roam this site often, but I hadn't come across this name until now. And I think it's fabulous. It is unusual, but contains many sounds also found in more traditional names.

The one thing I'm unsure of is the exact pronunciation.
BELL-FEE-bee, BELL-fa-bee (as I am currently saying it), bell-FEE-bee, or something else?
Denmarquee  5/8/2009
A beautiful name with a really nice meaning- "beautiful moon". The 'bel' part counteracts the rather harsh sound of Phoebe.
― Anonymous User  2/16/2010
I would pronounce this name "bel-FEE-bee".

"Beautiful Moon" is such a lovely meaning!
JJSkeete  7/29/2010
Belphoebe is one of my favorite names to this day.

I love the meaning as well; I feel like Belphoebe is girlish and feminine, but still has such a strong, powerful feel to it, like she can be her own person and feels like it's got a lot of self-esteem, almost? I love that about it. I just think it beautiful. ^-^
Lunar_Wolf  8/10/2010
This is an amazingly quirky and odd name, but not unlikeable, and it has such lovely meanings (which can be interpreted as "beautiful light" or "beautifully pure" or "beautifully bright"). Wonderful. :)
walesgal92  8/15/2010
This looks rather ugly. Adding "Bel" to a name I already dislike as it is does not make it any better.
Dawson  12/18/2010
I think that the written name is what captivates, not the pronunciation. Spoken, the title consists of two very different, very dominant sounds "Bel," "Phoebe," which do not flow together in the least. A constant combat between them. The fact that it is not a very professional name is evident, as well. Pretentious? Yes. Perhaps even a bit geriatric? Quite. As a general rule, strict literature-created names have no place to leap from their pages and into reality.
Francesca  5/7/2011
Says who? Shakespearean names seem to do pretty well.
JJSkeete  2/7/2013
This is quite possibly one of the ugliest names I have ever heard. As a writer I plan to write a silly and satirical story just so I can use this name. Anyone who names their kid this should be slapped. Hard.
Androgenius  8/7/2015
Aah! This name sounds too formal and is just ugly!
Jghazt333  3/11/2016
What's wrong with just Phoebe? In my opinion Phoebe is a way prettier name that Belphoebe, which is just awful and so ugly.
― Anonymous User  8/3/2016

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