Gender: Male Meaning of Thelonius: "lord" Origin of Thelonius: Latinized variation of Tillo

Thelonius Origin and Meaning

The name Thelonius is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "lord".

One of the coolest of names, thanks to legendary jazz pianist Thelonious Sphere Monk, who inherited it from his father. It has been used very sparingly since the 1960s--just a sprinkling of baby boys receive the name each year. Monk's middle name Sphere is pretty unique too--a cousin of Cosmos and Cosmo. Some other jazz names to consider: Bix, Ellington, Ella, Etta, Mingus, Dexter and Calloway. :

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Briar_pros Says:


A tad too close to 'felonious' for my liking