Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἐπαφρόδιτος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Means "lovely, charming", derived from Greek ἐπί (epi) meaning "on" combined with the name of the Greek love goddess Aphrodite. It appears in the epistle to the Philippians in the New Testament (as Epaphroditus, the Latinized form, in the English version).

Related Names

VariantsEpaphras, Epaphroditus(Ancient Greek) Epaphras(Biblical Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesEpaphras, Epaphroditus(Biblical) Epaphras, Epaphroditus(Biblical Latin)


Entry updated June 9, 2023