Gender: Male Meaning of Plato: "broad-shouldered" Origin of Plato: Greek

Plato Origin and Meaning

The name Plato is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "broad-shouldered".

The name of one of the greatest Western philosophers is often used as a first name in its land of origin, Greece, and would make a really interesting, thought-provoking choice here. It is remembered here as the nickname of the memorable character played by Sal Mineo in the classic film "Rebel Without a Cause."

And speaking of Greek philosophers, Germaine Clement of Flight of the Conchords named his little boy Sophocles.

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ArtemisArtistic Says:


I would name my child Plato because Plato's Closet XD

caroblaise Says:


Reminds me of Play-Doh...