Gender Feminine
Scripts Νεφέλη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. NEH-PEH-LEH(Classical Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek νέφος (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.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020