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Origin and Meaning of Aries

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A"ri*es
Senses
  1. [Astron]
    1. The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March.
    2. A constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram.
  2. [Rom. Antiq] A battering-ram.

Etymology: L

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19
  2. A small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus
  3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
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From Latin aries (“ram”).

  1. (astronomy) A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a ram.
  2. (astrology) The zodiac sign for the ram, ruled by Mars and covering March 21 - April 20 (tropical astrology) or April 15 - May 15 (sidereal astrology).
  3. Someone with an Aries star sign.

Aries was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Aries

Aries Spears is a stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and comedian. He was most active from 1989 to present. Aries was born Aries Spears on April 3rd, 1975 in Chicago.

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Aries was born on July 24th, 1985 in Chicago.

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Aries is a comics character.

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Aries Keck is a radio journalist, writer, and broadcast journalism. Aries was born on March 22nd, 1970.

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Aries Tuansyah is a soccer player for the Semen Padang F.C. and Persibo Bojonegoro. Aries was born on April 1st, 1984 in Bojonegoro Regency.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aries

Austin Aries is a wrestler. Austin was born on April 15th, 1978 in Milwaukee.

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Philippe was born on July 21st, 1914 in Blois, France. He passed away on February 8th, 1984.

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Aries is a comics character.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 9 0 9
1971 5 0 5
1972 11 6 5
1973 21 10 11
1974 19 8 11
1975 30 13 17
1976 27 13 14
1977 11 0 11
1978 11 0 11
1979 19 10 9
1981 24 9 15
1982 19 11 8
1983 29 15 14
1984 17 11 6
1985 18 9 9
1986 16 9 7
1987 20 6 14
1988 23 15 8
1989 37 21 16
1990 36 24 12
1991 33 19 14
1992 41 25 16
1993 43 22 21
1994 53 32 21
1995 43 30 13
1996 67 39 28
1997 88 61 27
1998 94 45 49
1999 107 40 67
2000 117 49 68
2001 128 39 89
2002 123 55 68
2003 133 50 83
2004 131 56 75
2005 143 51 92
2006 156 78 78
2007 158 78 80
2008 155 58 97
2009 152 62 90
2010 139 49 90
2011 146 48 98
2012 158 51 107
2013 193 58 135
2014 232 70 162
2015 220 66 154
2016 248 71 177
2017 260 86 174

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aries U.S.
  White 43.32% 64.26%
  African American 4.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 48.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aries

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Fun Facts about the name Aries

  • How Popular is the name Aries? Aries is the 4,380th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aries was the 39,212th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aries have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,963 babies born with the first name Aries in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aries to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aries? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Aries first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aries is Sunday, January 8th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Aries born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aries was in 2016 with a total of 177 babies.
  • Random Aries Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aries is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Aries: Your name in reverse order is Seira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sriea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aries? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 561 people with the last name Aries.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aries? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aries as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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