What does the name Phoebe mean? The meaning of the name Phoebe is Bright, Shining. The origin of the name Phoebe is Greek. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Alternate spellings: Pheobe
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Name Notes: Phoebe Buffay, character on the TV show "Friends"