Name: Delos

Origin and Meaning of the Name Delos

  • Meaning:
    Greek island
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (dee LOSS)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Delos)
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Miscellaneous Info for Delos

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Delos is an island of the Greek archipel. It has been a place of worship in Ancient times - a holy sanctuary for a millennium before Olympian Greek mythology, then the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Delos has been occasionally bestowed as a first name in the United States, although Delius and Delia are the genuine ancient names designating people from Delos.

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