Meaning and Origin of: Ares

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : God of war
  • English : A constellation

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Galician : probably a habitational name from places called Ares, in the provinces of A Coruña and Lugo in Galicia, either from the plural of ar ‘wind’, ‘air’ (compare Buenos Aires, Galician Bos Ares), or from the medieval personal name Arias (Aires), which is probably of Germanic origin.