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Boy Name: Aeneas

Name: Aeneas
Pronunciation: \ae-neas\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: to praise
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Ennes, Inness, Innes, Jens, Jonas, Jones, Yonas
Variant forms: Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Aineis, Ainneas, Enea, Eneas, Enne, Enneas, Enneis, Enneiss

Description

Aeneas \ae-neas\ as a boy's name is of Greek and Latin origin, and the meaning of Aeneas is "to praise". From Aineias, from Greek "ainein". Mythology: the Trojan hero prince of Virgil's "Aeneid", who founded the Italian colony (Latium) that was the origin of Rome. In Scotland this name was sometimes used as a classicized form of Angus. Football player Aeneas Williams.

Aeneas has 11 variant forms: Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Aineis, Ainneas, Enea, Eneas, Enne, Enneas, Enneis and Enneiss.

Baby names that sound like Aeneas are Ennes, Inness, Innes, Jens, Jonas, Jones and Yonas.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Aeneas.

Popularity

Aeneas is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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