Alpheus - Meaning of Alpheus
[ syll. al-(p)heu(s), alp-he-us ] The baby boy name Alpheus is pronounced as AELF-IYAHZ †. Alpheus is largely used in the English language and its origin is Hebrew. The name is of the meaning successor. Alfaeus, Alfeos, Alfeus, Alpheaus (English), Alphius, Alphoeus (English), and Alphyus are variant transcriptions of Alpheus.
Alpheus is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1904, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Alpheus. Its ranking then was #967. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is now of sporadic use. Within all boy names in its group, Alpheus was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Alpheus include Alfeos, Alphaeus, Alpheaus, Alphius, Alphyus, Olouvsek, Albek, Albis, Albus, Albys, Alfaeus, Alfeus, Alphoeus, Alvis, Alvise, Alviss, Alvisse, Alvys, Alvyss, and Alvysse.
† approx pronunciation for Alpheus: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"