Meaning and name origin
Apollonia \a-pollo-nia, ap(ol)-lonia\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-poh-LONE-yah. It is of Greek origin. Latin feminine form of the Greek male name Apollonios, from Apollo. Mythology: Apollo was the Greek god of sunlight, music, and poetry. Saint Apollonia was an elderly third-century Christian martyr. In art she is often portrayed with a pair of tongs and an outsized molar.
For more information, see also the related girl name Abellona.
There is 1 masculine form of Apollonia: Apolonio.
Apollonia is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Apollonia for girls. Apollonia has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).