The name Apollonia is a girl's name of Greek origin. Apollonia and is often added to lists like Greek Baby Names for Modern Kids and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".
From the experts:
This name of a third century Christian martyr has an exotic, appealing feel in the modern world. It first came to American attention via Prince's love interest in the film Purple Rain.
St. Apollonia of Alexandria propelled her name into great popularity in the Middle Ages; her name is invoked against toothaches.
Apolonia, one 'l', is the name of a character in John Steinbeck's novel, The Pearl.