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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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How popular is the baby name Ares in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1983 5 0 5
1994 6 0 6
1997 12 0 12
1998 26 0 26
1999 22 0 22
2000 16 0 16
2001 19 0 19
2002 18 0 18
2003 35 0 35
2004 30 0 30
2005 34 0 34
2006 59 0 59
2007 72 0 72
2008 73 0 73
2009 92 0 92
2010 110 0 110
2011 125 6 119
2012 189 9 180
2013 239 9 230
2014 310 15 295
2015 342 5 337

Fun Facts about the name Ares

  • How many people with the first name Ares have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,834 babies born with the first name Ares in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ares to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ares? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ares first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ares is Tuesday, February 15th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Ares born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ares was in 2015 with a total of 337 babies.
  • Random Ares Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ares is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Ares: Your name in reverse order is Sera. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sare. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ares? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,104 people with the last name Ares.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ares? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ares as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Ares as a first name

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Popularity of Ares as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ares U.S.
  White 31.52% 64.26%
  African American 2.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ares

People with the last name Ares are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ares" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ares as well as things modernly associated with the name Ares such as celebrities named Ares.


Origin and Meaning of Ares

The name "Ares" is of Greek origin, and it means "God of War". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars

From Ancient Greek Ἄρης (Árēs).

  1. (Greek mythology) The god of war, son of Zeus and Hera, brother Hephaestus, sister Eris, who is his companion. Attended by his sons, (to Aphrodite), Deimos and Phobos, and old war-goddess Enyo.

Ares was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Galician, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Ares


Ares is a comics character.


Ares J. Rosakis

Ares J. Rosakis is an influential individual. Ares was born on September 12th, 1956 in Athens, Greece.


Ares Tavolazzi

Ares Tavolazzi is a famous person. Ares was born in 1948 in Ferrara.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ares


Ares is a comics character.


Donna Ares

Donna Ares is a singing and singer. Their ongoing career started in 1997. Donna was given the name Azra Kolaković on January 1st, 1977 in Bihać. Donna is also known as Ares and Donna.


Richard Arès

Richard Arès was a notable person. Richard was born on January 7th, 1910 in Marieville, Quebec. He passed away on August 9th, 1989.


Álex Ares

Álex Ares is an athlete for the UD Somozas.


Iván Ares

Iván Ares is an athlete for the Xerez Deportivo FC.


What does the name Ares mean?

Ais for aware, of your surroundings

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Eis for eternal, your spirit will live.

Sis for scholar, the brilliant in you.

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