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What does Archelaus mean?

Archelaus Pronunciation of Archelaus as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Archelaus is "the people's ruler". Not uncommon in the ancient world; Herod the Great had a son of that name who is mentioned in the Bible. Rare today.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ar-, greek, ruler (king), ancient (old), great, bible


VARIANTS Archelaios, Arkelaos, Arkelaus



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How popular is Archelaus?

Archelaus is an unusual first name for males. Archelaus is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Archelaus has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Achilles, Achilleus, Achillius, Adelfus, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Arcadius, Arcelio, Arcelius, Archard, Archer, Archerd, Archibald, Aricelius, Arsenius, Artemas, Artemus, Arthel, Aurelius, Marcellus, Nicholaus, Nickolaus, Nicolaus, Orpheus, Wilhelmus and Zacheus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Archelaus.

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