What does Plato mean?
Plato \p-la-to\ as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Plato is "broad-shouldered". The nickname given the famous Greek philosopher by his teacher in athletics in honor of his broad physique. He was given the name Aristocles at birth.
Plato has 1 variant: Platon.
Plato is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#24763 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Plato for boys. Plato has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)