Gender: Male Origin of Socrates: Greek philosopher; uncertain derivation

Socrates Origin and Meaning

The name Socrates is a boy's name of Greek origin.

Quite common in traditional Greek families, but for others, we think Plato might be easier to handle.

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xxmadhatterxx Says:


Love this name! Definitely going to use it

indiefendi2 Says:


I honestly like this name. It makes me think of wisdom.