Gender: Male Pronunciation: ark-i-MEE-dees Meaning of Archimedes: "master planner" Origin of Archimedes: Greek

Archimedes Origin and Meaning

The name Archimedes is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "master planner".

Archimedes of Syracuse was a famous Ancient Greek thinker, especially in the fields of mathematics and sciences. He made important contributions to geometry and calculus. His name was a perfect choice, meaning "master planner" or "master thinker". This off-the-beaten-track choice of name was given to 10 little boys in the US in 2014. We recommend it to more parents, especially those with a penchant for all things ancient or mathematical.

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brittanyanitarose Says:


My partner and I gave birth to our first child in August, and this is the name we chose! The grandparents call him Archie for short.