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Apollo

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 6 0 6
1969 15 0 15
1971 14 0 14
1972 8 0 8
1973 12 0 12
1974 8 0 8
1975 8 0 8
1976 6 0 6
1977 7 0 7
1978 26 0 26
1979 45 0 45
1980 23 0 23
1981 20 0 20
1982 39 0 39
1983 24 0 24
1984 22 0 22
1985 30 0 30
1986 41 0 41
1987 28 0 28
1988 21 0 21
1989 15 0 15
1990 22 0 22
1991 23 0 23
1992 14 0 14
1993 7 0 7
1994 9 0 9
1995 12 0 12
1996 9 0 9
1997 9 0 9
1998 19 0 19
1999 19 0 19
2000 15 0 15
2001 12 0 12
2002 48 0 48
2003 31 0 31
2004 38 0 38
2005 43 0 43
2006 70 0 70
2007 93 0 93
2008 80 0 80
2009 79 0 79
2010 142 0 142
2011 142 0 142
2012 201 0 201
2013 205 0 205
2014 285 0 285
2015 318 0 318

Want to know about the popularity of the Apollo baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,363 babies born with the name Apollo in the United States. That's more than enough Apollos to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Apollo" was in 2015 with a total of 318 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Apollo" is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 285 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Apollo popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Apollo

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A*pol"lo
A deity among the Greeks and Romans. He was the god of light and day (the “sun god”), of archery, prophecy, medicine, poetry, and music, etc., and was represented as the model of manly grace and beauty; -- called also Phébus.

Etymology: L. Apollo -linis, Gr. �

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis

Other Inspirations for the Name Apollo

Apollo 1
Apollo 11
Apollo 13
Apollo 13 Movie
Apollo 18
Apollo Creed
Apollo Gymnastics
Apollo Nida
Apollo Missions
Apollo Robbins

Alternative Meanings

A is for able, for you surely are.

P is for patriot, your love of country.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

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

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Past life for Apollo born Apr 9, 1953

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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 Ontario approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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