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Adonis Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \a-do-nis\
Number in U.S 👶 11,000
Rate in 2021 402
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Adonis : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

Adonis is one of the most well-known gods of the Greek methodology. There is a possibility that the Greeks stole this character from the Phoenicians. The root of Adonis comes from Semitic language. The root is “Adon” which means “lord, master. There are a lot of different stories about Adonis in the Greek Methodology. The most famous of these stories is the love story between Adonis and Aphrodite who was the goddess of love, beauty, and procreation. According to the legends, Aphrodite stumbled upon Adonis and saved him from his problematic situation. Aphrodite hid Adonis in a chest and gave the chest to Persephone who was the queen of the Underworld. Persephone opened the chest, saw Adonis and refused to give him back to Aphrodite. Zeus intervened in the situation and decided that Adonis should stay with Aphrodite for one half of the year and stay with Persephone in the other half. That is how Adonis became the god of death and rebirth.

Here are some famous people named Adonis:

Adonis Jordan (basketball player)
William H. "Adonis" Terry (baseball player)

What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name him Adonis?

A person with this name is usually on the extremes ends of the material spectrum. With such a name you either have a lot of material wealth or you have none. You will make a great CEO. Two words that describe you are balance and power.

Knowledge is your purpose. You take analyzing very seriously and try to look at everything in depth. You are very good at solving mental and physical riddles. You prefer scientific facts over hypothetical matters. You tend to be shy and reserved. It might be hard for you to trust other people. You have a gift of intuition, use it well.

You are loyal to your ambitions and desires. You are Independent, creative, freethinker, and have strong leadership potential. You would like to take control of matters and stick to your primary ideas. It is possible for you to be impulsive.

How do people react to you?

People believe that someone has this name is dignified, well-dressed, outstanding, self-sufficient, and impressive. People do not look at you as a pushy person. You possible like colorful and cheerful clothes. People know you as a pioneer and think that you can come up with solutions. Sometimes you must try not to look intimidating.

Lucky colors: Dark colors such as dark blue, gray, purple, or black

Lucky day(s): Thursday


This name is associated with youth and beauty. As such, Adonis refers to some sort of perfection and that is why some people do not like the intonation that it transfers. They believe that it is very pretentious and arrogant. It can always be used as a great middle name though. In the end it is your child and you are free to name him whatever you want. Adonis first entered the U.S charts in 1993. It had a short lived popularity at that time. This popularity was mostly due to a basketball player called Adonis Jordan who played in the university of Kansas. Since then, the name hasn’t been able to reach its previous popularity. Today, only 250 boys are named Adonis each year. It is the parents who like the Greek methodology that choose this name for their dons.

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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Adonis?
The origin of the name Adonis is Greek.
*️⃣ How many people are named Adonis?
Almost 11000 people are named Adonis.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Adonis?
The names of Audrey, Dior, Audra, Audree, Adora