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What does Apollonius mean?

Apollonius Pronunciation of Apollonius [apol-lo-nius] as a name for boys means "follower of Apollo". Apollonius is a version of Apolonio (Spanish, Greek): the feminine form. See also Artemas.

Associated with: follower (servant).


Apollonius has 1 variant: Apollonios.

Creative forms:
(male) Allonius, ..

(female) Apolloise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Apollonius Armando (A.A.), ..

How popular is Apollonius?

Apollonius is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Apollonius is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Apolonio is the only prominent related form of Apollonius (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Apollonius was at its peak a century ago (#1539). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Apollonius and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Achillius, Adolphus, Adonias, Adonis, Aeolos, Aeolus, Ahlois, Aiolos, Aiolus, Akillios (see Achilles), Akillius, Aldous, Aleksius, Alexius, Alfons, Alfonsus, Alfonzus (see Alphonse), Allon, Allonso, Allonzo (see Alonzo), Alois, Aloisius, Aloysius, Alphonsus, Alphonzus, Ambrosius, Antonius, Apollo, Apollon, Apollos, Apolo, Apostolos, Arcelius, Arminius, Arsenius, Ascanius, Aurelius, Dollfus, Dollphus (see Dolph), Ephigenius (see Efigenio), Honorius (see Honore), Iphigenius, Palladius (see Paladio) and Procopius. Like Apollonius, these names are not frequently used.

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