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

Nephele Origin and Meaning

The name Nephele is a girl's name meaning "cloudy".

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. The name Nephele is not widely known but as among modern parents become used to Phoebe, Penelope, and Persephone, it may become one of the ancient Greek goddess names that's back in the mix.

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Josie1497 Says:

2017-12-09T05:35:47

LOVE this!!!!

Wildmoonchild Says:

2017-08-24T10:51:45

Loving this name! I also love the NN Effie which would fit nicely.

BroodyBritberry Says:

2017-03-30T20:47:35

I LOVE this name! A definite guilty pleasure of mine. Completely forgot about it until now. I think the NN Nephie is adorable also! May use on a future pet.....

ElsaAnne Says:

2016-05-10T11:40:33

I really like this name

Michaela Says:

2015-12-14T01:28:36

I believe it's pronounced Nefeli :)

anyagreenwich Says:

2015-10-11T01:02:17

How is this pronounced? Does anyone know a Nephele?