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

The name Socrates is a boy's name of Greek origin. Socrates and is often added to lists like Greek Baby Names for Modern Kids and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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

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xxmadhatterxx Says:

2016-01-27T19:46:16

Love this name! Definitely going to use it

indiefendi2 Says:

2015-01-09T07:48:26

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