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Gender: Male Meaning of Cymbeline: "sun lord" Origin of Cymbeline: Celtic

Cymbeline Origin and Meaning

The name Cymbeline is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "sun lord".

The title of a Shakespeare play based on legends featuring the early Celtic King Cunobelinus. Rythmic and musical enough to be considered for a girl.

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Comments

abertawe Says:

2016-11-14T21:45:32

Not to mention, "rythmic"? :P

Sorceress Says:

2016-05-07T09:46:30

is it pronounced seembe-line or Seibelyn or different?

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2016-03-08T20:05:21

It is slightly irritating to make a boys' name page and then say that it can be considered for a girl name. According to your info, Cymbeline was a king. There was no girl named Cymbeline. Just because it SOUNDS like names that have been used for girl, doesn't mean it IS a name for girls.

Essa Says:

2015-11-17T10:10:06

I just googled it and it says soft C.

Essa Says:

2015-11-17T10:08:32

That's a good point actually, they are. Someone must know :)

snowsbeloved Says:

2015-11-17T10:01:32

I only wonder this because many Celtic names starting with a "C" are pronounced with a hard C sound. Just curious :)

Essa Says:

2015-11-17T09:53:59

I would've said soft, a hard C just sounds wrong. Although I don't actually know anyone with this name so I'm not actually much help.

snowsbeloved Says:

2015-11-17T08:46:14

Is this pronounced with a hard or soft C sound?

AldabellaxWulfe Says:

2015-04-08T20:55:53

It is eccentric and light and rather effeminate in nature, at least by our 21st century standards. But the fact remains that it is a male name, and a rather beautiful one at that. But yet again, Nameberry, you delight in your attempts to market boy names to girls, and it's just not necessary or appropriate - especially since the feminine version of Cymbeline: Cymbelina, is perfectly viable and both ready and waiting to be used. So I suggest you make a page for that gloriously feminine choice, and leave Cymbeline with the boys, where it belongs.