What does Adonis mean?
Adonis [ado-nis] as a boys' name is pronounced a-DAHN-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Adonis is "extremely good looking, handsome". Greek mythology: a 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.
1 feminine form: Adonia.Creative forms:
(male) Adonio, Aronis, ..
(female) Adoia, .. Middle name pairings:
Adonis Maurice (A.M.), ..
How popular is Adonis?
Adonis is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#66676 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Adonis entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #577 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is at #702 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Adonis▲ is alike in pronunciation to Adonias. Other recommended names are Aaronas, Abondio, Adair, Adamik, Adams, Adan▲, Addams, Addie, Addis, Aden, Adi, Adil, Adin, Adlin, Adnah, Adnet, Adolfo▼, Adollf (see Adolph), Adolph▼, Adom, Adonia, Adonijah, Adoniya, Adrain, Adron, Aeolus, Ahlois, Aineis, Aiolos, Aldis, Aldon, Aldous, Alexis▼, Aloess, Aloin, Alois▼, Alon, Alonzo▼, Alvis, Alwis, Amadis, Amani, Amos▼, Amoss, Andon▼, Andonia, Andris, Ani, Antonio, Antonius, Aramis, Ardon, Aris, Armoni, Arris, Arvis, Avon, Bernis, Boris, Burnis, Clovis, Denis▼, Dennis▼, Elois, Enis, Ennis, Floris, Joris, Leonis, Louis▼, Moris, Odis▼, Tannis and Yannis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adonis.See names in meaning and etymology.