Adonis name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 5th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew, Semitic and Phoenician
Usage: English, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Adonis ah-doh-niss
Meaning: Lord Yahweh, The Element Adon Meaning Lord Ruler and Handsome Youth
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What does Adonis mean?

Meaning of Adonis is Lord, Ruler or Handsome Youth is used commonly in Swedish, Spanish, Finnish, Greek, Norwegian, Danish and English which of Phoenician, Semitic and Hebrew origin is a gender-neutral name.

Adonis is Latin form of The Greek Name Αδωνις Deriving from Phoenician Adonī = My Lord, a Title of the God Tammuz. Adonis is celebrated on on August 24th or December 16th.

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How do I pronounce Adonis?

ah-doh-niss is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Adonis. a-do-nis is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Adonis

Addonia, Donnie, Domhnall, Donahue, Donovan, Donnye, Donald, Don, Donavan

Nicknames for Adonis

If you are looking for a nickname for a baby named Adonis, There are plenty of choices

Names that rhyme with Adonis

How popular is the name Adonis?

a popular name in United States having over 9794 recievers in 89 years of usage. Recently peaked at the charts, the moniker grabbed the 366th spot and 892 baby boys were given the name.

In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 500 baby names 3 times Adonis is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1900 and was able to reach the top 300 names.

In 1900, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 263 on boy names chart when 91 babies were given the name Adonis. Over 1536 babies in France have been named Adonis.

Adonis is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, although it has been in use since 1998 but could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 138 people have been named Adonis in England and Wales.

Also, it is among the top 600 boy names in Switzerland. There are over 138 babies that have been given the name Adonis in Switzerland. In Belgium, it is relatively new, first appeared in 2008.

Adonis is a rare baby name in Ireland where it is still in use. But Adonis is a popular baby name in Philippines where every 1 in 5000 have the name.

According to our evaluation, at least 40000 people have been bestowed Adonis around the globe.

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Adonis in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Adonis?

You want to be surrounded with self-confident people who choose to work on success over complaining, talking about great things over gossiping, and solitude over you sometimes. You chose not to love people who don't love themselves. You easily adapt to new environments and want to hang around with new people. You are influential and use your influence to do great things. You are always excited about new beginnings, challenges, unexpected problems and complex situations that require thinking outside the box and finding a creative solution.

Other names similar to Adonis, for name hunters

  •  Maria-Angéla - The Maria-Angéla is rooted from Hebrew and Greek, Maria-Angéla means "Messenger or Princess of the Sea"
  •  Theoda - Atypical Theoda is used majorly in English, German and Greek, Theoda means "God, People or Old High German" is used as a gender insensitive name
  •  Casandra - Renowned Casandra came from Old Greek is used as a gender-neutral name, meaning of Casandra is "Protrude or Man" is largely used in Finnish and Danish
  •  Nera - Persistent and Creative and adventurous Nera majorly is used in Norwegian and Malayalam is a unisex name. It is rooted from Greek and Hebrew, meaning of Nera is "Candle or Love"
  •  Ria - Uncustomary Ria notably is used in Malayalam and Gujarati is a baby girl name, meaning of Ria is "Earth or Love" came from Old Greek, Hebrew and Spanish
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Sibling Names for Adonis

Adonis is an ancient name of Greek origin, meaning "lord" or "ruler". It has a strong, classic feel and is a great choice for any baby boy. Here are some sibling names that match Adonis's strong yet classic style:

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Famous people named Adonis

  • Adonis, pioneering American acid house musician
  • Adonis Jordan, American former professional basketball player
  • Adonis Terry, American Major League Baseball player whose career spanned
  • Adonis Hilario, retired Brazilian footballer who played as a striker and
  • Adonis Georgiadis, Greek politician, historian, publisher and author
  • Adonis Rodriguez in Straight Outta Tompkins as Actor
  • Adonis Kapsalis in Blur as Actor
  • Adonis García Adonis GarcÃa Arrieta, is a professional Cuban baseball player who serves as third baseman or outfielder for the Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball.
  • Adonis Floridis is well-known for directing movie Kalabush
  • Adonis Katsaris characterized significant character of Vasilis in 1990 fantasy flick Ta simadia tis nyhtas.

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