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Helios Origin and Meaning

The name Helios is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "sun".

The name of the young Greek sun god, brother to the moon goddess Selene, who rode across the sky each day in a chariot pulled by four horses.

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Famous People Named Helios

  • Alexander Heliosson of Cleopatra and Mark Antony, twin brother of Cleopatra Selene II (Helios and Selene are Greek for "sun" and "moon")

Helios in Pop Culture

  • HeliosGreek god of the sun
  • Heliosguardian of Elysion and the Golden Crystal in the anime "Sailor Moon"