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pinWhat does Plato mean?

Plato /pla-to/ [2 sylls.] 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.

Kreatif forms: Peato, Plabo, Placo. [more]

pinHow popular is Plato?

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Plato name in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Plato is alike in pronunciation to Platya and Pluto. Another suggested similar baby name is Platt. Like Plato, these names are not commonly used.