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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 4 Views | 🔊 6 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Greek name meaning 'to cu...

Pronunciation: as-KLEE-pee-us, /æsˈkliːpiəs/, AE S L EH P AY AH S

Popularity Rank: #2,248,923

On this page:

  • 1. Asclepius Meaning
  • 2. Asclepius Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Asclepius
  • 4. Translations of Asclepius
  • 5. Asclepius Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Asclepius
  • 7. Asclepius Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Asclepius

Asclepius Meaning

Asclepius is derived from the Greek word 'asklepeion' which means 'to cut open'. In Greek mythology, Asclepius was the god of medicine and healing. He was often depicted carrying a staff with a snake wrapped around it, which has become a symbol of medicine.

Asclepius also means "Greek name meaning 'to cut open', associated with the god of medicine and healing.".

Asclepius is found in Spain, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, and 2 more countries.

Asclepius Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: as-KLEE-pee-us

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /æsˈkliːpiəs/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AE S L EH P AY AH S

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

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

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

P: Pronounce as in "pig" (P IH G)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

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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Translations of Asclepius

Asclepius Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Asclepius is recorded 5 times globally, ranking it as the 2,248,923th most common name worldwide.

Asclepius is most prevalent in Spain, with 1 occurrences, making it the 147,229th most popular name in the country.

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