Popularity:12000
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:Successor; Changing
Alpheus is a boy's name of Hebrew origin, meaning "successor." It stems from Greek roots also and is symbolic of something "changing." Popular in the 19th century, Alpheus is considered a more unusual given name in current times. This may appeal to a parent seeking an under-the-radar given name for baby. Fresh and fun nicknames include Alph and Alfie, both adorable options for your little successor!

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Source: Social Security Administration

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