Gender Masculine
Scripts Φοῖβος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. FEE-bəs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Φοῖβος (Phoibos), which meant "bright, pure". This was an epithet of the Greek god Apollo.

Related Names

Feminine FormsPhoebe, Phoibe
Other Languages & CulturesPhoibos(Ancient Greek) Faivish, Fayvel, Feivel, Feivush(Yiddish)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020