"shining, brilliant"

Phoebus Origin and Meaning

The name Phoebus is boy's name of Greek origin meaning "shining, brilliant".
One of the names of the sun god Apollo, this is better known in its feminine form, Phoebe.

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Famous People Named Phoebus

  • Phoebus Aaron Theodore LeveneAmerican biochemist
  • Phoebus James DhrymesCypriot,American economist
  • Cesar Phoebus d'AlbretFrench soldier and courtier

Phoebus in Pop Culture

  • Capt. Phoebus de Chateauperscharacter in Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
  • Phoebusartist in Disraeli's Lothair (1870)
  • Phoebus Apolloa divine godhead, main character in "Mr Apollo: A Just Possible Story" (1908) by Ford Madox Ford
  • Phoebus Rainsford Dauntcharacter in 'The Meaning of Night: A Confession' by Michael Cox