Meaning : Help, Ophelia is from the Greek word meaning 'to help'. It is a name that has been used since the 19th century and was also the name of a character in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet., Helper,

Origin : Literature, Greek, English,

Pronunciation : O Fee Lee A, (ah-FIYL-yah), o-FEEL-yə (English)  ,

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Ophelia Expression, Ophelia Soul Urge, Ophelia Inner Dream


Numerology information Ophelia:

numerologyName Number: 3 Meaning: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism


Additional information Ophelia:

additionalFemale character in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"

additionalThe Greek female name was made famous by the tragic Shakespearian play Hamlet, as it belongs to one of the most tragic female roles of all time. It is thought that the name either derives from the Greek ‘Ophelos’ which means ‘help’ or ‘Ophis’ which means serpent. There are a few spelling variations such as Ofilia.

additionalFrench Meaning: The name Ophelia is a French baby name. In French the meaning of the name Ophelia is: Serpentine.

additionalAmerican Meaning: The name Ophelia is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Ophelia is: Serpentine.

additionalGreek Meaning: The name Ophelia is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Ophelia is: Help. Serpentine. In Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', Ophelia was the lover of Hamlet who went insane as a result of his irrational behavior.

additionalShakespearean Meaning: The name Ophelia is a Shakespearean baby name. In Shakespearean the meaning of the name Ophelia is: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark' Daughter to Polonius.

additionalDerived from Greek οφελος (ophelos) meaning "help". This name was probably created by the 15th-century poet Jacopo Sannazaro for a character in his poem 'Arcadia'. It was borrowed by Shakespeare for his play 'Hamlet' (1600), in which it belongs to Hamlet's lover who eventually goes insane and drowns herself. In spite of this, the name has been used since the 19th century.


Definition funny of Ophelia:

urbanAn female of decidedly overwrought, emo or gothic tendancies. Refers to the tragic heroine of Shakespearian fame who commited suicide due to her unrequited love for Hamlet.

urbanSince he dumped her she's been shut up in her room listening to The Smiths all day. She's such an Ophelia.

urban1. pronounced "oh feel ya", ophelia means "help" in greek. it is a name given to females. this name is 1700s-style; it was a highly popular name back then, but these days, is considered an old-fashioned name. 2. many people love to make fun of this name, adding a sexual word after ophelia. for example, "ophelia cummings", which would be pronounced as "oh feel ya cummings." :D 3. ophelia is also a character in shakespeare's hamlet. this character eventually falls into madness and drowns herself. 4. someone everyone wants to screw because they wear slutty clothes too much.

urban1. some guy from the 1800s: i named my baby girl ophelia. some other guy from the 1800s: cool. i did too. 2. "hey ophelia, ophelia crotch!" 3. ophelia was a character in hamlet. 4. "ophelia, nice low-cut top and short shorts."

urbanA barren, bitter person who's delusions of grandeur lead to conspiratorial beliefs of personal destruction.

urbanThat crazy woman is suffering from Ophelia.

urbanUsed to replace the phrase, "I feel ya"


Expression information Ophelia:

expressionPeople with this name tend to be creative and excellent at expressing themselves. They are drawn to the arts, and often enjoy life immensely. They are often the center of attention, and enjoy careers that put them in the limelight. They tend to become involved in many different activities, and are sometimes reckless with both their energies and with money.


Soul information Ophelia:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire to create and express themselves, often in public speaking, acting, writing or singing. They also yearn to have beauty around them in their home and work environment.


Songs about Ophelia:

songsCry Ophelia - Adam Cohen  

songsDig Ophelia - Rasputina  

songsOphelia - Moist

songsOphelia - The Band  

songsSweet Ophelia by Zella Day from the Album Sweet Ophelia

songsOphelia (2001 Digital Remaster) by The Band from the Album Greatest Hits

songsChange Is Gonna Come (Introducing Ophelia Harper) by Deitrick Haddon's LXW (League of Xtraordinary Worshippers) from the Album Deitrick Haddon's LXW (League of Xtraordinary Worshippers) [+digital booklet]

songsOphelia by The Band from the Album Carter Baron Amphitheater, Washington DC, July 17th 1976

songsOphelia (Album Version) by The Tear Garden from the Album Tired Eyes Slowly Burning

songsOphelia by Luke Temple from the Album Don't Act Like You Don't Care

songsOphelia by Widespread Panic from the Album Live in Atlanta 10/18/2008


Books about Ophelia:

booksOphelia by Lisa Klein (Dec 26, 2007)

booksOphelia by Amy Cross (May 30, 2014)

booksOphelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee (Jan 28, 2014)

booksOphelia Speaks: Adolescent Girls Write About Their Search for Self by Sara Shandler (May 5, 1999)

booksThe Witch's Grave (Ophelia & Abby Mysteries, No. 6) by Shirley Damsgaard (Dec 30, 2008)

booksOphelia (Love & Loss Book 1) by Jude Ouvrard (Oct 22, 2014)

booksReviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher and Ruth Ross (Aug 1, 2005)


Movies about Ophelia:

moviesReviving Ophelia 2010 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 32 mins Starring: Jane Kaczmarek, Kim Dickens, et al. Directed by: Lifetime

moviesHoratio's Tale Series 2--Hamlet and Ophelia 2006 -

moviesNatalie Merchant: Ophelia-Home Video 1998 NR -

moviesOphélia Unrated - Starring: Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, et al. Directed by: Claude Chabrol

moviesReviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, Classroom Edition -

movies4.3.2.1 Emma Roberts; Tamsin Egerton; Ophelia ... Unrated -

moviesOphelia Learns To Swim 2013 - Runtime: 1 hr 27 mins Starring: Julia Lee, Hilary Shepard-Turner, et al. Directed by: Jurgen Vsych


Wiki information Ophelia:

Theater Character, Literature Subject, Fictional Character, Opera Character, Film character, Book Character, Name source, Person Or Being In Fiction, Art Subject

Ophelia is a fictional character from the 1964 film Hamlet at Elsinore.

Pre-Raphaelite Artwork, Artwork

Ophelia is a painting by British artist Sir John Everett Millais, completed between 1851 and 1852. Currently held in the Tate Britain in London, it depicts Ophelia, a character from Shakespeare's play Hamlet, singing before she drowns in a river in...