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Ares Meaning


What does Ares mean?

The name Ares is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Ares is "battle strife".

Ares is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-res.

The Given Name Ares

Ares appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A name fit for a child full of familiarity and charm, a little seeker.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Ares falls into the Greek myth name category.

Ares Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 563 in baby name popularity for boys with 486 occurrences. It ranked 5,288 in baby name popularity for girls with 24 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 641 in baby name popularity for boys with 402 occurrences. It ranked 8,311 in baby name popularity for girls with 13 occurrences.

View the Ares Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ares has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ares to other names.

Ares Related Names

Famous Aress

  • Ares ~ Greek Myth - The god of war.

Ares Numerology

What will your new littleAres be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Ares are often methodical and judicious but most of all they are read more >>

Ares Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ares in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ares.

Just for fun, see the name Ares in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ares in Nautical Flags page.