The meaning of the name Ophelia is Helper
The origin of the name Ophelia is Greek
Alternate spellings: Ofelia
Notes: Ophelia is a Greek name meaning "Helper." Common nicknames for Ophelia include Oph, Leah, and Lee Lee. Ophelia is most widely known as the female love interest in Shakespeare's play Hamlet. Ophelia is also a popular song by the band The Lumineers. Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls is a non-fiction book by Mary Pipher.