What does Aphrodite mean?
Aphrodite /aph-rod-ite/ [4 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Aphrodite is "foam". Name of the Greek goddess of love, known to the Romans as Venus. She was said to have been born on the sea foam.
How popular is Aphrodite?
Aphrodite is an uncommonly occurring first name for women and also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Venus is the only popular varying form of Aphrodite (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. This girl name was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.245%) and has become significantly less popular since, with Venus becoming less trendy. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Aphrodite and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)