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Gender: F Pronunciation: hee-bee Meaning of Hebe: "youth" Origin of Hebe: Greek

The name of the Greek goddess of youth, daughter of Zeus and Hera, is rarely used today but may be ripe for revival considering the rejuvenation of the rhyming Phoebe.

Famous People Named Hebe

Hebe Tien, Taiwanese singer
Hebe Camargo, Brazilian TV host and singer

Pop Culture References for the name Hebe

Cousin Hebe, character in Gilbert and Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore"
Sounds like "heebie (jeebies)," expression used to describe a feeling of anxiety
Can be used as a racial slur (derogatory word for "a Jew," shortened from "Hebrew")
One of Zeus/Jupiter's three children by Hera/Juno, the other two being Ares/Mars and Hephaestus/Vulcan
Common name of a New Zealand native shrub with medicinal properties