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Gender: Male

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Man Loved by Aphrodite

Pronunciation: uh-DON-is, /əˈdɒnɪs/, AH D AA N AH S

Popularity Rank: #9,487

On this page:

  • 1. Adonis Meaning
  • 2. Adonis Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Adonis
  • 4. Translations of Adonis
  • 5. Adonis Name Popularity
  • 6. Adonis popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Adonis
  • 8. Nicknames for Adonis
  • 9. Adonis Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Adonis

Adonis Meaning

The name Adonis is of Greek origin and is derived from the mythological figure Adonis, who was a handsome youth loved by the goddess Aphrodite. It is often associated with beauty, youth, and desire.

Adonis also means "Man Loved by Aphrodite, God of Love, A name of Greek origin that signifies beauty, youth, and desire.".

Adonis is commonly found in United States of America, Panama, Colombia, and 86 more countries.

Adonis Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: uh-DON-is

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /əˈdɒnɪs/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AH D AA N AH S

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

D: Pronounce as in "dog" (D AO G)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Adonis Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Adonis is recorded 5,413 times globally, ranking it as the 9,487th most common name worldwide.

Adonis is most prevalent in United States of America, with 1,347 occurrences, making it the 2,328th most popular name in the country.

In Slovenia, the name Adonis is found among 1 in every 486 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Adonis Popularity by Country

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United States of America#2,3281 : 1,343
Panama#6491 : 642
Colombia#3,8861 : 4,133
France#5,1981 : 5,479
Chile#1,9861 : 2,539
Saudi Arabia#11,0561 : 13,838
Costa Rica#1,0371 : 721
Spain#4,0881 : 4,100
South Africa#7,9801 : 15,427
Peru#3,8871 : 6,818
Italy#8,8601 : 9,385
Nigeria#5,4991 : 9,428
Cameroon#1,8271 : 3,589
Philippines#1,1011 : 2,149
Brazil#5,3861 : 7,657
Mexico#6,6221 : 8,498
Greece#8201 : 906
United Arab Emirates#8,3661 : 12,924
Germany#5,2611 : 5,315
Canada#5,1641 : 5,171
Guatemala#2,3371 : 3,387
Slovenia#7031 : 486
Lebanon#2,7901 : 3,211
United Kingdom#8,9601 : 9,292
Hong Kong#4,5161 : 7,576
Ecuador#7651 : 1,126
Switzerland#3,4101 : 3,879
Qatar#5,8041 : 9,893
Cyprus#3451 : 534
Netherlands#8,1171 : 8,823
Belgium#5,5611 : 6,876
Syrian Arab Republic#10,2281 : 12,675
Morocco#19,6021 : 31,909
Kuwait#11,2831 : 21,866
Bolivia#5,8771 : 12,680
Singapore#11,0411 : 24,564
Malaysia#35,3841 : 90,481
Turkey#24,4871 : 49,831

List of countries the name Adonis is rarely found

Adonis popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Adonis from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Adonis

Nicknames for Adonis

Donny, Ace, Dino, Ado, Nis, Dyno, Addy, Onyx, Sonny, Dizzy

Adonis Name Poster

Adonis Name Poster

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