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Plato meaning and name origin

Plato \p-la-to\ as a boy's 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 form: Platon.

Baby names that sound like Plato are Platt and Pluto.

Popularity of Plato

Plato is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#28487 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Plato compared with its variant form and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Plato only.

Popularity of name Plato
Popularity of Plato