Obelia Origin and Meaning

The name Obelia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "needle".

Victorian feel.

Obelia in Pop Culture

  • Possibly derived from Greek obelos "a spitpointed pillar, needle" (source of the English word obelisk).
  • [ohBEEL,yuh]
  • Little Obeliacharacter in the "Snugglepot and Cuddlepie" series of children's books by Australian author May Gibbs, including "Little Obelia" (1921).