Meaning and Origin of Ares - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ares

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : God of war
  • English : A constellation

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • 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.