E names, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Sun, Virtues/Attributes


Elio is the Italian form of Aelius, an Ancient Roman family name of uncertain origin though it may be derived from Greek Helios meaning “sun” derived from PIE *sóh₂wl̥ (sun); in Greek mythology, Helios is the Greek god of the sun.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Aelius (Ancient Roman)
  • Helios


Female forms:

  • Elia (Italian)
  • Aelia (Ancient Roman)


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