Heartuh-NEE-us; ih-NEE-us
"the praised one"

Aeneas Origin and Meaning

The name Aeneas is boy's name of Greek origin meaning "the praised one".
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 WilliamsAmerican football player
  • Aeneas Lionel Acton MackintoshBritish Merchant Navy officer and Antarctic explorer with Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Aeneas CoffeyIrish exciseman and inventor
  • Aeneas Francon WilliamsScottish minister and poet
  • Aeneas of Gaza(5th / 6th century) Neo,Platonic philosopher

Aeneas in Pop Culture

  • AeneasTrojan hero and legendary founder of Rome; subject of Virgil's "The Aeneid"