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Gender: Male Meaning of Adonis: "lord" Origin of Adonis: Greek, from Semitic Adonai Adonis's Popularity in 2018: #366

The name Adonis is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "lord". Adonis is ranked #366 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Mythology Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your FAVORITE Boys Name".

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The name of a figure from Greek mythology, Adonis is a high-pressure name often synonymous with masculine beauty. Nonetheless, many mythological names that would have previously been deemed off limits have made their way up the popularity charts—for instance, Penelope currently ranks highly for girls. And indeed, Adonis was one of the fastest-rising boys' names of 2016, moving up 307 spots on the U.S. popularity chart in just one year.

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snowsbeloved Says:


I work with an Adonis who goes by the nickname Ado (Otto). He is Cuban but grew up in Italy. It works for him!

Guest Says:


I know it's high pressure on it but I think it's so handsome. And of course Donnie can bring it back down to Earth! :P