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Names starting with Ap

Apphia - Greek name meaning "fruitful, increasing." In the bible, this is the name of Phrygian woman. 
April - English name derived from the month name April, from Latin Aprilis, from aperire, meaning "to open," in reference to the opening of flowers in spring. 
Apala - Feminine form of Basque Apal, meaning "humble."
Apep - Egyptian name, possibly connected to the root pp, meaning "to slither." In mythology, Apep is the personification of evil, seen as a giant snake, serpent or dragon. Known as the Serpent of the Nile or Evil Lizard, he was an enemy of the sun god. 
Apollo - Latin form of Greek Apollon, probably meaning "destroyer." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a god of archery, healing, light, poetry, prophecy, music, and the sun. He is the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin brother of Artemis, goddess of the hunt and moon. 
Apollonius - Latin form of Greek Apollonios, meaning "of Apollo."
Aphrodisios - Greek name derived from the name of the goddess Aphrodite, meaning "risen from the foam."
Apostolos - Greek name meaning "apostle; messenger." 
Apollos - Contracted form of Greek Apollonios, meaning "of Apollo." In the bible, this is the name of a learned Jew from Alexandria who became a Christian and a teacher of Christianity.
Apolinary - Polish form of Roman Latin Apollinaris, meaning "of Apollo." 
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." 
Apollinaris - Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "of Apollo." 
Apikalia - Hawaiian form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Aphrodisius - Latin form of Greek Aphrodisios, meaning "risen from the foam."
Apollyōn - Greek name meaning "destroyer." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the angel-prince of the infernal regions, the minister of death and author of havoc on earth. He is also known by the name Abaddōn.
Aphra - Hebrew unisex name derived from the word aphra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." In the bible, this is part of the name of a Philistine city, Bethel-aphrah.
Apal - Basque name meaning "humble."
Aponi - Native American name meaning "butterfly."
Apophis - Greek form of Egyptian Apep, possibly meaning "to slither." In mythology, Apep is the personification of evil, seen as a giant snake, serpent or dragon. Known as the Serpent of the Nile or Evil Lizard, he was an enemy of the sun god. 
Apiyo - Variant spelling of African Luo Apio, meaning "first born of twins."
Apsel - German form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace." 
Apudo - African Luo name meaning "the fat one."
Apollonios - Ancient Greek name meaning "of Apollo." 
Apain - Basque name meaning "elegant."
Apollodoros - Greek name composed of the name of the god Apollo and the word doron "gift," hence "gift of Apollo." 
Apio - African Luo name meaning "first born of twins."
Aphrodite - Greek name composed of the elements afros "foam" and dity "dive; rise," hence "risen from the foam." In mythology, this is the name of the goddess of love and mother of Eros.
Apostolis - Variant spelling of Greek Apostolos, meaning "apostle; messenger."
Aponivi - Native American Hopi name meaning "where the wind blows down the gap."
Apolonija - Slovene form of Greek Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo."
Apunda - African Luo name meaning "donkey."
Apollon - Greek myth name of a god of archery, healing, light, poetry, prophecy, music, and the sun. He is the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin brother of Artemis, goddess of the hunt and moon. According to Æschylus, the name comes from apollumi, meaning "to destroy," hence "the destroyer." 
Apollonii - Russian form of Greek Apollonios, meaning "of Apollo."
Apolline - French form of Latin Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo."
Aputsiaq - Greenlandic name meaning "little snowflake."
Apolinar - Spanish form of Roman Latin Apollinaris, meaning "of Apollo." 
Apollinaire - French form of Roman Latin Apollinaris, meaning "of Apollo." 
Apollinariya - Feminine form of Russian Apollonii, meaning "of Apollo."
Aphra - Hebrew unisex name derived from the word aphra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." In the bible, this is part of the name of a Philistine city, Bethel-aphrah.
Apollyon - Anglicized form of Greek Apollyōn, meaning "destroyer." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the angel-prince of the infernal regions, the minister of death and author of havoc on earth. He is also known by the name Abaddon.

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