Ophelia

Ophelia - A very unique female name



  Aug 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ophelia, meaning help, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #280. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ophelia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ophelia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ophelia. The baby girl name Ophelia was given to 61 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1847 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 23,168 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ophelia peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 280.



Famous with this name

Ophelia Lovibond
Ophelia Shtruhl
Ophélia Kolb


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Ophelia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ophelia is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #901 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,899.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ophelia is where you live.


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Ophelia origin and meaning

Ophelia is a 7 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means help. To see famous people named Ophelia, pop culture references for the name Ophelia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ophelia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ophelia, sorted by popularity.

Opal / Ofelia / Ofilia / Obelia / Oval / Ovell / Ople / Ovella /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121847
20112074
20102388
20092692
20082433
20073120
20064931
20054151
20044380
20033196
20023542
19993839
19974617
19963455
19944036
19934047
19862209
19853001
19843176
19833070
19823607
19812893
19782406
19773281
19762323
19752474
19742969
19732938
19721699
19711672
19701779
19691788
19681449
19671341
19661318
19651336
19641427
19631304
19621142
19611157
19601009
19591022
1958827
1957842
1956937
1955867
1954710
1953676
1952751
1951656
1950615
1949674
1948665
1947659
1946725
1945624
1944587
1943565
1942583
1941572
1940534
1939543
1938502
1937470
1936478
1935453
1934451
1933442
1932418
1931429
1930408
1929409
1928390
1927384
1926371
1925350
1924359
1923373
1922334
1921355
1920346
1919347
1918362
1917357
1916377
1915365
1914346
1913334
1912294
1911315
1910280

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts901
Pennsylvania1344
Michigan1351
Ohio1359
California1481
Texas1711
New York1899

Even more about Ophelia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ophelia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ophelia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ophelia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 23,168
Letter count 7
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +61

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