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Adonis meaning and name origin
Adonis \a-do-nis\ as a boy's name is pronounced a-DAHN-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Adonis is "extremely good looking, handsome". Greek mythology: a beautiful youth beloved of Aphrodite, goddess of love. The name has come to mean a paragon of male beauty, making it very hard to live with.
Adonis has 5 variant forms: Addonia, Adohnes, Adon, Adones and Adonys.
Baby names that sound like Adonis are Adonias, Athens and Athenios.
Popularity of Adonis
Adonis is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#75633 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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