- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for ophelia
Ophelia Horton has been on our radar since 2012, when her blog made headlines around the world.Which Preteen Fashion Blogger Will Be Tavi 2.0?
June 16, 2014
Kate Winslet delivered a haunting performance as Ophelia in the 1996 Hamlet.Shakespeare’s Movie Magic
Marina Watts, Malcolm Jones
April 24, 2014
Ophelia hoists up two bags of toys at the foot of the bed, explaining each is used for a different entrance.Meet LittleRedBunny, the Queen of Cam Girls
March 2, 2014
But what tips would established fashion writers give Ophelia?Meet Ophelia Horton, London’s 12-Year-Old Fashion Blogger: The New Tavi?
August 2, 2012
For her part, Ophelia handed over the task of biographer to Sturrock, and is a prominent social justice and health-care advocate.Patricia Neal's Family of Titans
August 11, 2010
Poor Ophelia could scarce have been sadder than we feel, Douw, at your going.In the Valley
What Ophelia said was: 'There's rosemary, that's for remembrance.Storyology
The funeral of a rich person was to them what the funeral of Alcestis or Ophelia is to the educated.Howards End
E. M. Forster
His conduct to Ophelia is quite natural in his circumstances.
The arch of her beautiful eyebrows was like that of Ophelia in her bitterest moment.Wayside Courtships
Word Origin and History for ophelia
fem. proper name, from Greek opheleia "help, aid," from ophelein "to help, aid, assist," ophelos "advantage, help," from PIE root *obhel- "to avail" (cf. Armenian avelum).