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Aries is a beautiful classic baby name for boys. Primarily associated with astrology, Aries has risen through the ranks as a favorite given name for children of the 21st century. Aries Moon is the name of a character in Spellcaster's Cataclysm by E.E. Hurley, and Aries is also a character in the Marvel Comics universe. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the Name Aries

Aries originates from the Latin word aries (meaning “ram”). Aries derives from the Latin word for “ram.” In Greek and Roman mythology, Aries was the flying ram that provided the Golden Fleece. Aries is also the first astrological sign of the Western zodiac. Symbols of Aries include the ram's horn, the shepherd's staff, and the lamb's fleece.

Image of aries sign with stars on black background. Zodiac signs, stars and horoscop concept digitally generated image.


Nicknames for Aries

The name Aries evokes feelings of mastery and might. It's a formal and ancient name that is deserving of a fun and light nickname like “Arie”. Feel free to come up with your own but we've compiled a list to help you get started:

Aries Name Details

Style: Classic, Astrology

Gender: Aries is a gender neutral name.

Pronunciation: EHR-eez

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling Aries

Aries Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration index, Aries was the 890th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

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Great Middle Names for Aries and Their Meanings

  • Alaric (ruler of all)
  • Chasen (hunter, huntsman)
  • Darnell (hidden nook)
  • Eliezer (God is my help)
  • Gilen (resolute protector, strong-willed warrior)
  • Jacques (supplanter, he who follows)
  • Jason (healer)
  • Leo (lion)
  • Montel (little mountain, pointed hill, my ruler)
  • Moses (drawn from water)
  • Thaddeus (courageous heart, gift of God)
  • Timothy (honoring God)
  • Wyatt (brave, hardy, strong)
  • Zikomo (thank you)

Famous People Named Aries

  • Aries Anonical (animator)
  • Aries Merritt (track and field athlete)
  • Aries Pena (actor)
  • Aries Pollisco (singer)
  • Aries Delos Santos (badminton player)
  • Aries Spears (comedian)
  • Aries Marvin Uzzle (actor)
  • Aries (character in the Marvel Comics universe)
  • Aries Moon (character in Spellcaster's Cataclysm by E.E. Hurley)
  • Aries Motorsport (British kit car manufacturer)
  • Aries Mountain (landmark Olympic National Park, Washington)
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