What is the meaning of the name Ophelia?

The name Ophelia is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means Helper.

Ophelia is a Greek name meaning "Helper." Common nicknames for Ophelia include Oph, Leah, and Lee Lee. Ophelia is most widely known as the female love interest in Shakespeare's play Hamlet. Ophelia is also a popular song by the band The Lumineers. Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls is a non-fiction book by Mary Pipher. 

Different Spellings of the name Ophelia:


People who like the name Ophelia also like:

Olivia, Evangeline, Violet, Aurora, Penelope, Amelia, Charlotte, Theodore, Atticus, Sebastian, Oliver, Henry, Jasper, Liam

Names like Ophelia:

Obelia, Opal, Ophelie

Stats for the Name Ophelia

checkmark Ophelia is currently #11 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Ophelia is currently #267 in U.S. births

Songs about Ophelia

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Cry Ophelia - Adam Cohen
Dig Ophelia - Rasputina
Ophelia - Moist
Ophelia - The Band
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