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Apollo Meaning


What does Apollo mean?

The name Apollo is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Apollo is "destroyer, god of light, art, law".

Apollo is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-po-llo.

The Given Name Apollo

Mesmerizing and elegant, it is a name considered by many parents.

Appealing yet valiant, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Apollo falls into the name categories Greek myth, Roman myth.

Apollo Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 517 in baby name popularity for boys with 543 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 532 in baby name popularity for boys with 527 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Apollo Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Apollo has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Apollo to other names.

Apollo Related Names

Variants of the name Apollo include Acacia.

The name Acantha is a form of Apollo.

Famous Apollos

  • Apollo ~ Greek Myth - The god of music, arts, poetry, healing, manly beauty and archery., Saint

Apollo Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Apollo.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Apollo Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Apollo in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Apollo.

Just for fun, see the name Apollo in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Apollo in Nautical Flags page.