Gender: Masculine
Origin: Greek
Meaning: “apostle; messenger.”

The name is derived from the Greek, meaning “apostle; messenger.”

The name is usually given in honour of one of Christ’s 12 Apostles.

Other forms include the Greek, Apostolis Αποστολης and the Bulgarian/Macedonia Apostol Апостол

The designated name-day is June 30 in the Eastern Orthodox Church.


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