Ares - boys name

Ares name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Ares name meaning:

The name Ares is of Greek origin and holds significant meaning in mythology. Ares was the Greek god of war and one of the twelve Olympian gods. He was known for his fierce and aggressive nature, embodying the brutal aspects of conflict and battle. As such, the name Ares is often associated with strength, courage, and warrior-like qualities.

Choosing the name Ares for a boy can indicate a desire for him to possess these attributes. It is a powerful and masculine name that conveys a sense of dominance and bravery. Parents might select this name for their child with the hope that he will grow up to be strong-willed, determined, and capable of facing any challenges that come his way. Additionally, Ares can also symbolize resilience and the ability to overcome obstacles, making it an inspiring choice for parents seeking a name that represents fortitude and fighting spirit.

Origin: Greek

God of war.

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Overall UK ranking: 771 out of 4789

43 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Ares

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