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:

Old Latin: Ram

Origin of the name Aries:

Aries originates from the Latin word aries (meaning “ram”).

Symbolism of the name Aries:

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.

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Gender of the name Aries:

Aries is a boy's baby name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Aries:

The name Aries evokes feelings of mastery and might.

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Popularity of the name Aries:

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 with the name 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 in popular culture:

  • 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)