Ares

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of the Greek name Αρης (Ares) of uncertain meaning [1]

Theories include:

a) Related to Greek ἀνήρ (anēr) = 'man' [2]

b) Related to Greek aretē = 'excellence', 'manhood' [2]

c) Related to Greek αρη (are) = 'bane, ruin' [3]

d) Related to Greek αρσην (arsen) = 'male' [3]

2) Dutch short form of Arianus [1]

Related Names

Ares
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Aris
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Arius

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ares
Accusative: Ares
Dative: Ares / Aresi
Genitive: Aresar

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 10 January 2002 [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 25 48
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 20 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 8 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 13
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ares.

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi