Phoebe

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Φοιβη (Phoibe)

Greek φοιβος (phoibos) = 'bright', 'shining', 'pure' [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Föbe
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Føbe
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Danish Greenlandic Norwegian
Phebe
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Swedish
Phoebe
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Phoebe
Genitive: Phoebes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Phoebe
Genitive: Phoeben
Partitive: Phoebeä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Phoebe
Genitive: Phoebes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Phoebe
Genitive: Phoebes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
91 146 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
69 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
44 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 43 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Phoebe.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi