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What does Aristides mean?

Aristides Pronunciation of Aristides [aris-tides] as a boys' name is pronounced ar-ISS-tydes. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Aristides is "best". From the word "aristos". Source form of Aristeo. Aristides was a famous general and statesman during the Golden Age of Athens.

Associated with: greek, best (great), famous, golden.


Aristides has 3 variants: Ari, Aristeides and Aristide.

2 more alternative forms via Aristeo: Aristio and Aristos.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Aristides Geovanni (A.G.), ..

How popular is Aristides?

Aristides is an uncommon first name for men. Aristides is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Ari (#402 a year ago) is the only prominent related form of Aristides (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Aristides was favored as a baby name today (#402). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ari in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aristides and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Agustine, Alisander, Alistaire, Alister, Alistir, Anastice, Anastius, Anestis, Anstice, Anstiss, Aries, Aristo, Aristotelis, Aristotle, Arkimedes (see Archimedes), Artie, Artimas, Artimis, Artimus, Euripides, Kristien and Orestes. Like Aristides, these names are not frequently used.

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