Aphrodite

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Αφροδιτη (Aphrodite)

The name is of pre-Greek origin and the meaning is unknown. Later it has been associated with Greek αφρος (aphros) = 'foam' [1]

Related Names

Afrodite
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Aphrodite
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish

See also April

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Aphrodite
Genitive: Aphroditen
Partitive: Aphroditea
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Aphrodite
Genitive: Aphrodites

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [afrɔ'di:tə] (key) [2]

Greek Mythology

Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and beauty, equal to the Roman goddess Venus. She was the wife of Hephaestus and the mother of Eros, and she was often associated with the myrtle tree and doves [1]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
7 24 7 24 0 0
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
5
n.a.
5 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
1
n.a.
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Aphrodite.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/