Gender: Male Meaning of Alpheus: "changing" Origin of Alpheus: Hebrew from Greek

Alpheus Origin and Meaning

The name Alpheus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "changing".

There is some disagreement whether there are one or two figures named Alpheus in the Bible. There's an Alpheus who's the father of James and an Alpheus who's the father of Levi, and if James and Levi are brothers, then that's the same Alpheus. Or not.

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Hraefn_Korax Says:


i love the meaning. first syllable 'alf'? not as much.

ElsaAnne Says:


Really cool!

Essa Says:


Much better than Alfred if you want the nickname Alfie/Alphie.