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What does Alpheus mean?

Alpheus Pronunciation of Alpheus as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Alpheus is "successor". Biblical name used in the 19th century, now very unusual.

ASSOCIATED WITH Al-, biblical, 19th century


VARIANTS Alfaeus, Alfeos, Alfeus, Alpheaus, Alphoeus



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How popular is Alpheus?

Alpheus is an uncommon first name for men. Alpheus is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Alpheus reached its apex rank of #867 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adelphus, Adolphus, Aegeus, Aigeus, Aldous, Aldus, Aleks, Alexius, Alexus, Aloess, Alpha, Alphons, Alphonse, Alphonso, Alphonsus, Alphonz, Alphonzus, Altus, Amadeus, Andreus, Antaeus, Anteus, Athens, Dolphus, Orpheus, Sophus and Zacheus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alpheus.