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Gender: Male Pronunciation: uh-NEE-us; ih-NEE-us Meaning of Aeneas: "the praised one" Origin of Aeneas: Greek

The name Aeneas is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "the praised one". Aeneas and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover 10 times".

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He was the legendary son of Venus, hero of Troy and Rome, and broke the heart of Queen Dido of Carthage. Sure, its more challenging than Charlie - but if you're looking this name up, that's probably part of its appeal.

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Famous People Named Aeneas

Aeneas Williams, American football player
Aeneas Lionel Acton Mackintosh, British Merchant Navy officer and Antarctic explorer with Sir Ernest Shackleton
Aeneas Coffey, Irish exciseman and inventor
Aeneas Francon Williams, Scottish minister and poet

Pop Culture References for the name Aeneas

Aeneas, Trojan hero and legendary founder of Rome; subject of Virgil's "The Aeneid"

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