Apollonia - Meaning of Apollonia
[ 5 syll. a-pol-lo-nia, ap-ollon-ia ] The baby girl name Apollonia is pronounced as aeP-aa-OW-N-iy-aa- †. Apollonia's language of origin is Old Greek. It is predominantly used in English, German, and Polish. It is derived from apelo which means 'strength' ; apollymi 'to destroy'. The name is of obscure and possibly pre-Greek origin. Saint Apollonia was a 3rd century deaconess martyred under the Emperor Decius at Alexandria. Apollonia is the feminine form of the Italian Apollo.
Forms of Apollonia include the Scandinavian Abelone, the Czech and Slavic Apolena, the name Apollina, the name Apollinaris, the French Apolline, the name Apollonis, the Polish Apolonia, the Slavic Apolonija, the name Appolina, and the name Appoline.
Another form of the name is the German shortening Lona.
Apollonia is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Apollonia include Iphigeneia, Iphigenia, Abam, Abana, Abena, Abenaa, Abeney, Abeni, Abenie, Abeny, Abenye, Abina, Abiona, Aoibheane, Aoibheanne, Aoibhin, Aoibhinn, Apolline, Aponi, and Aubin.
† Pronunciation for Apollonia: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"