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Origin of the name APOLLONIA.
Etymology of the name APOLLONIA.
Meaning of the baby name APOLLONIA.

  

APOLLONIA (Ἀπολλωνία).  Feminine form of Greek Apollonios (q.v.) and Latin Apollonius (q.v.), meaning "of Apollo."  Apollonia is mentioned in Classical and Biblical texts.  It was the name of an Alexandrian maiden whose martyrdom began by the extraction of all her teeth. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

Appoline was the usual name in England, as Appoline in France, for Apollonia, a martyr at Alexandria, who, among other tortures, had all her teeth beaten out. (Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature, Bardsley, 1880)

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