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Gender: Female Pronunciation: NEFF-eh-lee Meaning of Nephele: "cloudy" Origin of Nephele: Greek

The name Nephele is a girl's name meaning "cloudy". Nephele and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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An enchanting ancient Greek name belonging to the Greek goddess who was created from a cloud by Zeus and so became goddess of the clouds and mother of the centaurs.

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Modern Greek spelling: Nefeli
Neifile, derived from Greek nephele = "cloud," a name used by Boccaccio for one of the seven young women at the heart of The Decameron