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Apostolos Name Meaning

Greek: from apostolos ‘apostle’, which was used as a personal name, or a reduced form of patronymics from this name, such as Apostolakis, Apostolidis, Apostoliadis, and Apostolatos. The term apostolos was adopted by early Christians in honor of Christ’s twelve apostles and as a symbol of their own commitment to spreading the Christian message. The original meaning of the Greek word apostolos is ‘messenger’, ‘one sent with a message’, from apostellein ‘to send’. The word was used in the Septuagint as a translation of Hebrew saleh ‘messenger’, ‘apostle’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Apostol, Apostolou, Postle, Apostle, Apollo, Poulos, Postel, Priolo

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Apostolos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Apostolos in 1956 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

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