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Gender: Female Pronunciation: o-FAY-lee Meaning of Ophelie: "help" Origin of Ophelie: French variation of Ophelia

The name Ophelie is a girl's name of French origin meaning "help". Ophelie and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Though this name properly takes an accent over the first e, most Americans would probably have trouble pronouncing it with French elan.

Ophelie is the title of a Rimbaud poem, Ophelie Davis is a French freestyle skating champ, and Ophelie Winter is a French actress and singerl.

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Famous People Named Ophelie

Ophélie Winter, French singer/actress
Ophélie David, French Olympic skier
Ophélie-Cyrielle Étienne, French Olympic swimmer
Ophélie Anne-Laure Meilleroux, French footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Ophelie

Ophelie - song by Vanessa Paradis


PrudenceA Says:


O-feh-lee only

bohomamma Says:



Wildmoonchild Says:


Love, love, love! So feminine and unusual, yet still classic sounding. Out of interest does anyone else pronounce this o-feh-lee as opposed to o-fay-lee?

QuxxnAphrosephone Says:


Thinking of naming my daughter Cora Ophelie...

jordalini Says:


Currently obsessed with this name.

_NorthStar_ Says:


Agreed. Ophelie is stunningly gorgeous. :)

oiseau Says:


Infinitely the best variation of Ophelia out there. It would make either a gorgeous and unexpected middle, or a beautiful first.