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Meaning and name origin

Aeneas \ae-neas\ as a boy's name is of Greek and Latin origin, and the meaning of Aeneas is "to praise". From Aineias, from Greek ainein. Mythology: the Trojan hero prince of Virgil's Aeneid, who founded the Italian colony (Latium) that was the origin of Rome. In Scotland this name was sometimes used as a classicized form of Angus. Football player Aeneas Williams.

Aeneas has 11 variant forms: Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Aineis, Ainneas, Enea, Eneas, Enne, Enneas, Enneis and Enneiss.


Aeneas is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aeneas and its variant forms. The only variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Angus. (2015 statistics).

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

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


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