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What does Antares mean?

Antares Pronunciation of Antares [antares] as a boys' name is pronounced an-TARE-ees, an-TAHR-ees. It is of Greek origin. The name of a giant red star, the brightest in the constellation Scorpio.

Associated with: greek, red.


Creative forms:
(male) Anares, Atares, ..

(female) Antace, Antarel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Antares Ved (A.V.), ..

How popular is Antares?

Antares is an uncommonly occurring first name for men and also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Antares has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antares name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Antares outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaren, Adare, Altaer, Anael, Anders, Andras, Andre, Andrea, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andreus, Andrew, Andrews, Andrey, Andries, Andris, Andros, Anstas, Antaeus, Antaios, Antal, Anteo, Antero, Anteus, Antole, Antone, Antoney, Antons, Anwar, Ares, Atreo, Autrey, Azarel and Fares. These names tend to be more commonly used than Antares.