Gender: Female Meaning of Obelia: "needle" Origin of Obelia: Greek

Obelia Origin and Meaning

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

Victorian feel.

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PrudenceA Says:



PrudenceA Says:


Despite it’s meaning, I find Obelia quite adorable. If you are not familiar with the work of May Gibbs, Little Obelia is a beautiful little character that came from a pearl in the sea, she possessed great wisdom and kindness.

Eliane Says:


Asterix and Obelix :D

ElsaAnne Says:


Obee-lia or Obelle-ia?

DryLake Says:


Even with a meaning like "needle" it's still a beautiful name, maybe even more beautiful when you know what it means. It might sound a bit creepy, but the creepiness is a good feeling, like when you're reading a sweet ghost story.