Apollo

♂ Name Apollo – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Apollo

Apollo is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Apollo

Apollo is a name from Roman mythology and is equivalent to Apollon from Greek mythology. He is one of the Olympian deities and the God of archery, art, truth and prophecy, healing, light, spring, poetry, and more.

Meaning of Apollo

The meaning of the name Apollo is unclear. It could mean “to destroy” (from ancient Greek “apóllūmi/ᾰ̓πόλλῡμῐ”) or “averter of evil”, because Apollo is the God who affords help and fends off evil. Another meaning is “not many” (from ancient Greek “a-“ = not + “pollón/πολλόν” = many). His byname was Phoibos, which means “bright”. Besides, Apollon could mean “ever-shooting” or “always shooting” (from ancient Greek “aeibállōn/ἀειβάλλων”).

Pronunciation of Apollo

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Name Statistic: Apollo is ranked #4308 overall ↓ -49

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 4756 ↑↑ 563
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3248 ↑↑ 111
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 5890 ↓↓ -204
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3505 ↓ -38
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 7094 ↑ 85
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6466 ↑ 57
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2623 ↓ -79
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5532 ↓↓ -110
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 5486 ↑↑ 959
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5825 ↓↓ -239
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3603 ↓↓ -148
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3359 ↓↓ -290
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 12795 ↓ -100
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 6896 ↑↑ 136
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 2019 ↓ -4
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2214 ↓ -65
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4851 ↓ -63
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 3443 ↓↓ -214
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3916 ↓↓ -176
Name Apollo

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