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Meaning of Niobe

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The name Niobe has the following meaning:

"Fern" in Greek. In mythology, Niobe was the queen of Thebes who was turned to stone by Zeus, at her request. In art, she is usually depicted weeping.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Niobe is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Niobe in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Niobe is pronounced as nee-o-bee


Niobe originates from the Greek language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Niobe and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Niobe: Boys - Ambrose, Basil, Cyril, Girls - Agatha, Charis, Charissa, Cleta, Daphne, Eulalia, Exie, Lexus, Mallie, Melanie, Melina, Melody, Narella, Salina, Both genders - Barbara, Lois, Margaret



We think the name Niobe should fall under the following style category: Greek.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Niobe to be: intelligent and pensive

In one word, you might describe Niobe as a(n) "intelligent" person.

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