Name: Adonis

Origin and Meaning of the Name Adonis

  • Pronunciation:
    (ah DOH nis); (ah DAH nis)
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    Itself (Adonis)
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    English, Greek and Spanish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Adonis was the name of the Phoenician god of spring. In Greek mythology Adonis was the name of a boy loved by Aphrodite. The name is derived from the Phoenician 'adon' (lord).

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