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Gender: Male Meaning of Aristotle: "superior" Origin of Aristotle: Greek

The name Aristotle is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "superior". Aristotle and is often added to lists like Greek Baby Names for Modern Kids and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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The great philosopher's name is commonly used in Greek families, and is one that could work for daring, exotically inclined American ones.

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Famous People Named Aristotle

Aristotle, Greek Philosopher
Aristotle of Cyrene, philosopher of the Cyrenaic school
Aristotle the Dialectician, philosopher who killed the tyrant Abantidas of Sicyon
Aristotle of Argos, rebel who led a revolt against the rule of Cleomenes III in Argos
Aristotle of Mytilene, Peripatetic philosopher in the time of Galen
Aristotle Socrates Onassis, Greek shipping magnate; second husband of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Pop Culture References for the name Aristotle

(Angel) Aristotle "Ari" Mendoza, Character in "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe", by Benjamin Alire Sáenz.
Aristotle Means, character in video game 'Ace Attorney'
Aristotle Twelvetrees, character in J.K. Rowling's "History of Magic in North America"