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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Ascanius

Name: Ascanius
Pronunciation: \a-sca-nius, as-canius\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Iskander
Similar Names: Arcadius


Ascanius \a-sca-nius, as-canius\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin. Mythology: son of Aeneas. His other name, Iulus, was the theoretical root of the name of the clan to which Julius Caesar belonged.

A baby name that sounds like Ascanius is Iskander. Another similar baby name is Arcadius.


Ascanius 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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