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Apollo Name Meaning

Italian Filipino and East African (Uganda Kenya): from the Latin personal name Apollo. There are several saints Apollo in the Christian Church including an Egyptian hermit and monastic leader who died in 395 AD. The personal name derives from the name in Greek and Roman mythology of the sun god Apollo an ancient Indo-European name found for example in Hittite as Apulana ‘god of the gate’ (from pula ‘gate’ cognate with Greek pylē) therefore ‘protector patron’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Polo, Pollino, Lello, Apostol, Mollo, Anello, Avolio, Aiello, Pollio

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Where is the Apollo family from?

You can see how Apollo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Apollo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Apollo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Apollo families living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Apollo's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Apollo families in 1880.
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What did your Apollo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Apollo. 40% of Apollo men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Apollo women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Apollo were Field Work and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Ticket Agent
    14%
  • Field Work
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
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Census Records

There are 833 census records available for the last name Apollo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Apollo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 314 immigration records available for the last name Apollo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Apollo. For the veterans among your Apollo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Apollo lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Apollo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Apollo in 1964 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

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