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What does Aris mean?

Aris Pronunciation of Aris [aris] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Aris is "best". Short form of Aristeo used in modern times.

Associated with: greek, best (great), modern.


Aris has 1 variant: Arris.

3 more alternative forms via Aristeo: Aristio, Aristo and Aristos.

1 feminine form: Arisje.

Creative forms:
(male) Abis, Asis, ..

(female) Aral, Armia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aris Auden (A.A.), ..

How popular is Aris?

Aris is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#31389 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Aris was first listed in 1996 and reached its top position of #1987 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Aris is alike in pronunciation to Arese, Aries, Ariese, Arius, Erez, Eros and Urias. Other recommended names are Aaric, Aarin, Abid, Abir, Acim, Adil, Adim, Adiv, Aeric, Afi, Akim, Aldis, Algis, Alia, Alwis, Amid, Amil, Amir, Andris, Ani, Ara, Aram, Aran, Arch, Arda, Ardy, Arek, Arel, Aren, Ares, Argos, Ari, Arian, Aric, Arick, Arie, Arik, Arin, Ario, Arliss, Arn, Arne, Arno, Arric, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Arte, Artus, Arty, Arv, Arvin, Arvis, Arvy, Arwin, Aryo, Asim, Atif, Atim, Aziz, Baris, Boris, Chris, Cris, Idris, Kris, Orsis, Reis and Tris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aris.

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