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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.IE-lee-oos
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Meaning & History

Roman family name which was possibly derived from the Greek word ‘ηλιος (helios) meaning "sun". This was the family name of the Roman emperor Hadrian.
Feminine FormAelia
Other Languages & CulturesElio Italian

Categories

celestial, emperors, fire, light, nature, sun, surnames, uncertain etymology, yellow
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute