Ophelia name meaning
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Ophelia Name Meaning

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Ophelia

   
Pronounciation
O-FEEL-ya

Meaning of Ophelia

Help
Helper

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Ophelia's origin is Old Greek, and its use, English, German, and Italian. The name is derived either from the Greek 'ophelos' or 'ophis' and its meaning is "help".

Ophelia is a main character in Shakespeare's tragic play "Hamlet" who dies by drowning while in a state of delirium and mental torment. Ophelia has since become a symbol of angst for teenage girls.

From the Greek "ophelos" meaning "help"
Ophelia Name also appears in following Origin(s): English
Ophelia also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Australian, Danish, French, German, Greek
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