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Ares

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Gender: Male Meaning of Ares: "ruin, bane" Origin of Ares: Greek Ares's Popularity in 2018: #563

The name Ares is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "ruin, bane". Ares is ranked #563 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your FAVORITE Boys Name".

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Though this name is rooted in Greek mythology, it just entered the US Top 1000 for the first time in 2013, but as one of the year's fastest-rising names.

In Greek mythology, Ares was the blood-thirsty god of war and son to Zeus and Hera. Names from ancient myth and legend are generally on the rise, as is evidenced by Gwen Stefani's choice of Apollo for her third son.

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Comments

katinka Says:

2016-02-29T17:43:45

I like it, but I prefer Aries. You also lose the bloodthirsty meaning.

katinka Says:

2016-02-29T17:42:57

Same as Aries: "AIR-eez"

Shuuki Says:

2016-02-28T05:10:17

how does one pronounce this?

DryLake Says:

2014-05-19T12:53:18

I think I like Aries better, but this one is also rather cute.

mckaylalove Says:

2014-05-16T22:15:25

Ares is actually growing on me, despite the war connection.