Name Aphrodite Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Aphrodite


Aphrodite is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Aphrodite?

Aphrodite is a name from Greek mythology. She is the goddess of love, beauty and passion and one of the twelve Olympians. She was born from the foam of the sea, after Cronus cut off the genitals of their father Uranus and threw them into the sea. Her husband was Hephaestus and her son was Eros. Venus is considered her counterpart in Roman mythology.

What does the name Aphrodite mean?

Aphrodite means “risen from the foam” (from ancient Greek “aphrós/ἀφρός” = foam (of the sea)).

Pronunciation of Aphrodite

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Popularity of the name Aphrodite

The name Aphrodite is ranked #9823 overall.

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