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

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Apollon is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Apollon

Apollon is a name of the Greek mythology (Ἀπόλλων) and of the Roman mythology (Apollo). He is a son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemis. He is one of the Olympian deities and the God of archery, art, truth and prophecy, healing, light, spring, poetry, and more.

Meaning of Apollon

The meaning of the name Apollon is unclear. It could mean “to destroy” (from ancient Greek “apóllūmi/ᾰ̓πόλλῡμῐ”) or “averter of evil”, because Apollon 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 Apollon

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