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Adonis

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How popular is the baby name Adonis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 5 0 5
1920 8 0 8
1923 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1950 5 0 5
1951 9 0 9
1952 6 0 6
1953 12 0 12
1954 23 0 23
1955 11 0 11
1956 12 0 12
1957 9 0 9
1958 8 0 8
1959 11 0 11
1960 7 0 7
1961 7 0 7
1962 8 0 8
1963 9 0 9
1964 21 0 21
1965 15 0 15
1966 19 7 12
1967 14 0 14
1968 16 0 16
1969 10 0 10
1970 23 0 23
1971 24 0 24
1972 28 0 28
1973 26 0 26
1974 45 0 45
1975 52 5 47
1976 59 0 59
1977 40 0 40
1978 37 0 37
1979 74 0 74
1980 56 0 56
1981 44 0 44
1982 63 0 63
1983 51 0 51
1984 47 0 47
1985 42 0 42
1986 59 0 59
1987 56 6 50
1988 63 0 63
1989 50 0 50
1990 82 0 82
1991 111 5 106
1992 90 0 90
1993 163 7 156
1994 183 6 177
1995 322 7 315
1996 172 0 172
1997 196 8 188
1998 199 6 193
1999 200 6 194
2000 222 0 222
2001 179 0 179
2002 189 0 189
2003 211 0 211
2004 240 8 232
2005 229 0 229
2006 251 0 251
2007 289 0 289
2008 251 0 251
2009 291 0 291
2010 269 0 269
2011 334 0 334
2012 374 0 374
2013 340 0 340
2014 327 0 327
2015 356 0 356

Want to know about the popularity of the Adonis baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,279 babies born with the name Adonis in the United States. That's more than enough Adonis to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Adonis" was in 2012 with a total of 374 babies.

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Adonis" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 27 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 269 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Adonis" mean? The list below shows the origins of Adonis as well as things modernly associated with the name Adonis such as celebrities named Adonis.

Origin and Meaning of Adonis

The name "Adonis" is of Greek origin, and it means "Lord". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A*do"nis
Senses
  1. [Gr. Myth] A youth beloved by Venus for his beauty. He was killed in the chase by a wild boar.
  2. A preƫminently beautiful young man; a dandy.
  3. [Bot] A genus of plants of the family RanunculaceƦ, containing the pheasant's eye (Adonis autumnalis); -- named from Adonis, whose blood was fabled to have stained the flower.

Etymology: L., gr. Gr. 'A`dwnis

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone ("when Adonis died Zeus decreed that he should spend winters in the underworld with Persephone and spend summers with Aphrodite")
  2. Any handsome young man
  3. Annual or perennial herbs

Other Inspirations for the Name Adonis

Adonis Belt
Adonis Hoffman
Adonis Stevenson
Adonis Garcia
Adonis Bosso
Adonis Cinema
Adonis Complex
Adonis Creed
Adonis Index

Alternative Meanings

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Your name in reverse order is "Sinoda". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sidnoa". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Adonis born May 26, 1995

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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