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Gender: M Pronunciation: FEE-bus Meaning of Phoebus: "shining, brilliant" Origin of Phoebus: Greek

One of the names of the sun god Apollo, this is better known in its feminine form, Phoebe.

Famous People Named Phoebus

Cesar Phoebus d'Albret, 17th-century soldier and courtier

Pop Culture References for the Name Phoebus

Capt. Phoebus de Chateaupers, villain in The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Phoebus, artist in Disraeli's Lothair (1870)
Mr (sometimes Prince) Phoebus Apollo, a divine godhead, central character of Mr Apollo: A Just Possible Story (1908), Ford Madox Ford's only overtly religious novel
Phoebus Rainsford Daunt, antagonist of 'The Meaning of Night: A Confession' by Michael Cox


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