What does Hippolytus mean?
From Hippolytos, derived from hippos "horse" and luein "to free". Mythology: Hippolytus was the Son of Theseus. The name of a famous second-century saint and theologian.
How popular is Hippolytus?
Hippolytus is a rare first name for males. Hippolytus is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Hippolytus and corresponding names. The only prominent variation form of Hippolytus (not in Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 is Hipolito. This form of Hippolytus was favored by parents during the years 1930-1939 (#676) and is now less conventional. (2014 Birth Statistics)