Belenus - Meaning of Belenus

What does Belenus mean?

[ 3 syll. be-le-nus, bel-en-us ] The baby boy name Belenus is pronounced BEHL-ehN-ahS †. Belenus' language of origin is Celtic and it is predominantly used in the Latinized language. Belenus' meaning is 'shining one'. It is from the element bel with the meaning 'shining'. In Celtic mythology, Belenus was a deity associated with healing and heat; his Roman equivalent was Apollo. In Welsh mythology, Beli Mawr ('Beli the Great') was an ancestor deity possibly derived from the Celtic god, as could be the Irish mythical figure Bile.

Forms of Belenus include the Welsh Bel, the Welsh Beli, and the Irish Bile.

See also the related form, the Welsh Llewellyn.

See also the related categories, god, roman, welsh, celtic, equivalent, and irish.

Belenus is a seldom used baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Belenus include the names the name Blanco and the name Blanko.

† English pronunciation for Belenus: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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