Meaning name Apphia



Meaning name Apphia
Greek name meaning "fruitful, increasing." In the bible, this is the name of Phrygian woman. 
Appius - Latin Praenomen of several Romans, including Appius Claudius Sabinus Inregillensis, the founder of the clan of Claudia. He was born Attius Clausus, and became consul of Rome in 495 BCE. According to Livy, in his History of Rome, Appius was "harsh by nature," having an "innate love of tyranny." The clan name Appius/Attius may be related to the name of the eunuch god Attis, meaning "Papa."