|Pronunciation||📣 \a-pollo, ap(ol)-lo\|
|Number in U.S||👶 5,000|
|Rate in 2021||908|
|Name origin||🌍 Greek|
"Apollo" is a popular name for boys that has Greek origin. Meaning of the name Apollo is: "Destroyer".
History of the name Apollo:
Apollo is the Greek name of the god of the arts of the day and of the Sun, son of Zeus and Leto, who is represented as a beautiful young man.
Meaning of the name Apollo
It comes from apollon, from apo: "far" and ollymi: "to perish". It means "the one who drives away death". It can also be related to the verb apollumi: "to destroy", and even to the German voice apfel: "apple", among other possible etymological origins.
Santoral of the name Apollo
April, the 21st
Origin of the name Apollo
In Greek and Roman mythology , Apollo is one of the most important and multifaceted Olympian gods . Apollo has been variously recognized as the god of light and the sun, truth and prophecy, archery , medicine and healing, music, poetry, and the arts, etc. Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of the virgin huntress Artemis . Apollo was worshiped in ancient Greek and Roman religion , as well as in modern Neo- Hellenism.
As patron of Delphi (Apollo Pythius ) he was an oracular god , the prophetic deity of the Oracle of Delphi . Medicine and healing were associated with him, either directly or through his son De he Asclepius . He was also seen as a god who could bring disease and deadly plague , as well as having the power to cure it. Among his custodian positions, Apollo had dominion over the settlers and was the patron saint of flocks and herds. As head of the Muses (Apollo Musageta ) and director of the choir he acted as patron god of music and poetry . Hermeshe created the lyre for him, and the instrument became a common attribute of Apollo. The hymns sung in his honor were called peanos.