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Boy Name: Pontius

Name: Pontius
Pronunciation: \p(o)-ntius, pon-tius\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: bridge
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Ponthus, Ponthos
Similar Names: Anteus, Donatus, Montes, Pinkus, Pincus, Prentiss, Prentis
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 12157


Pontius \p(o)-ntius, pon-tius\ as a boy's name is a variant of Pons (Latin), and the meaning of Pontius is "bridge".

The baby name Pontius sounds like Ponthus and Ponthos. Other similar baby names are Anteus, Donatus, Montes, Pinkus, Pincus, Prentiss and Prentis.


Pontius is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12157 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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