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Gender: Female Origin of Aphrodite: Greek mythology name

The name Aphrodite is a girl's name of Greek origin. Aphrodite and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "follow the last letter".

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The name of the Greek goddess of love has rarely descended to mortal use, though the Roman equivalent Venus, thanks to tennis star Williams, now seems completely possible. But with the new fashion for Goddess-Baby-Names">goddess names, we may see more little Aphrodites in the playground with Jupiter and Juno.

Aphrodite was celebrated by Sappho, the greatest female poet of ancient Greece, in her Ode to Aphrodite.

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Famous People Named Aphrodite

Aphrodite Jones, American TV personaity and author

Pop Culture References for the name Aphrodite

Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love and beauty
"Aphrodite," album and tour by singer Kylie Minogue
Aphrodite LaFont, character in the series 'House of Night' (PC Cast)
"Mighty Aphrodite," 1995 movie
Marchesa Aphrodite di Mentoni, character in Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'The Visionary'
Aphrodite's Child, Greek progressive rock band
Aphrodite A, robot character in manga/anime "Mazinger"
'She was christened by a very fine name -- Aphrodite: so I and my father never called her anything but Afy.' [Mrs Henry Wood, 'East Lynne,' 1861]
Aphrodite, goddess-character in the Goddess Summoning series (PC Cast)

Afrodite, Afrodita