Pontus: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Pontus

Pontus

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Probably from Greek, though it's been seen in Scandinavia too. The agreed-upon meaning seems to be "sea", especially as Pontus was a lesser-known Greek sea god. In Greek the Black Sea is called "Pontus Euxeinos", or "hospitable sea".

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Pontus de Tyard, a French poet
Pontus Wernbloom, a Swedish soccer player

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A character in the vaguely sexist but nevertheless pleasingly domestic "Papa's Wife", by Thyra Ferre Bjorn. Pontus was the papa.

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