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What does Adelphus mean?

Adelphus Pronunciation of Adelphus [adel-phus] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and Adelphus means "brother". Adelphus is an alternate spelling of Adelphe (Greek): French name.

Associated with: greek.


Adelphus has 1 variant: Adelfus.

1 more relation via Adelphe: Adelpho.

Creative forms:
(male) Amelphus, Arelphus, ..

(female) Adelalys, Adelthea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adelphus Braxton (A.B.), ..

How popular is Adelphus?

Adelphus is an uncommon given name for men. Adelphus is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Adelphus has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelphus name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adelphus outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adelphus is pronounced similarly to Adolphus and Adulfus. Other recommended names are Addolph, Adel, Adelard, Adelbert, Adelfo, Adelgiso (see Adalgiso), Adelhard, Adellard, Adelmar, Adelric, Adelrich, Adelrick, Adolph, Adolphe, Adolpho, Aegeus, Aengus, Aeolus, Aiolus, Akillius, Aldous, Aldus, Aleksius, Alexius, Alexus, Alfeus, Alpha, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Alphoeus, Alphons, Altus, Americus, Amerikus, Aonghus, Arcelius, Arkelaus, Aurelius, Celsius, Celsus, Cleophus, Delius, Delphinus, Dollphus (see Dolph), Dolphus, Josephus, Rudolphus and Sophus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adelphus.

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