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Gender: Male Pronunciation: EE-sop Origin of Aesop: Greek

The name Aesop is a boy's name of Greek origin. Aesop and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

There once was a moralizing fabulist who tried to make it as a baby name...and failed.

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Famous People Named Aesop

Aesop, ancient Greek fable-teller
Aesop Rock, stage name of Ian Matthias Bavitz, American rapper
Aesopus, ancient Greek historian
Clodius Aesopus, ancient Roman tragic actor

Pop Culture References for the name Aesop

"Aesop's Fables," a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE


eveyalecia Says:


Interesting, I always heard it as Ee-sop (at least, that I remember).

nipnerb Says:


The newest one of Aesop's fables, the moral is not to name your child Aesop!

RoddyThlayli Says:


I've never heard this pronounced Ee-sop. Everyone I know says Ay-sop (ay as in pay).

Zelliew Says:


A SOP, B SOP, C SOP..........too much sop