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What does Aeneas mean?

Aeneas /ae-neas/ as a boys' 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.

Associated with: greek, mythology, hero, prince (king), scotland.

Variations

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

Aeneas has 2 more related forms via Angus: Aengus and Anngus.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Arneas, Auneas, ..

(female) Aeneassa, Aeneassia, ..

How popular is Aeneas?

Aeneas is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Aeneas is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Angus (#1515 from recent data) is the only prominent variation form of Aeneas (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Aengus, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Aeneas reached its apex in the 1880s (#463) and has become much less since (#1515, 61%). Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Aeneas and associated names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Angus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE AENEAS

Aeneas is alike in pronunciation to Ines, Innes, Inness and Yonas. Other recommended names are Abna, Abnar, Abner, Adnah, Adnan, Adnet, Adney, Adones, Adonias, Adrean, Aedan, Aegeus, Aeolos, Aeolus, Aias, Aigeos (see Aegeus), Aigeus, Ailean, Aimes, Aindreas (see Andrew), Aleks, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Aloess, Ames, Amias, Amyas, Amyees (see Amyas), Amyes (see Amyas), Anders, Andras, Andreas, Annan, Anrai, Anstas, Antal, Anteus, Aonghas, Ares, Aries, Arlea, Arles, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnau, Arnel, Arnell, Arnet, Arney, Artemas, Athens, Atlas, Atlea, Attlas, Aveneil (see Avenall), Avenel, Avenell, Avner, Ayers, Aymes, Cephas, Demas, Fineas, Georas, Gervas, Jonas, Phineas, Pincas, Pinhas, Seoras and Zenas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aeneas.


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