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What does Aphrodite mean?

Aphrodite \a-phrodi-te, aph-ro-dite\ 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.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Cypris and Cytherea.


Variations

Aphrodite has 4 alternative forms via Venus: Venusa, Venusette, Venusina and Venusita.


Popularity

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 (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.245%) and have 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Venus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aphrodite and related baby names outside U.S.

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