Aris

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Aris mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Aris

"Aris" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Best". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Shortened from , Cockney rhyming slang for , itself shortened from , Cockney rhyming slang for .

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) arse

aris was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Latvian

Notable Persons Named Aris

Aris was born on January 19th, 1940 in Kalamata. He left this life on July 25th, 1992.

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Aris was born in 1966 in Leipzig.

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Aris Christofellis is a musician. Aris was born on February 5th, 1960 in Athens.

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Aris Roussinos is a journalist.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aris

Jonathan Aris is an actor. Jonathan was born as the child of Ben Aris in 1971 in United Kingdom.

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Michael was born on March 27th, 1946 in Havana, Cuba. He died on March 27th, 1999.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 2002. Ben was given the name Benjamin Patrick Aris on March 16th, 1937 in London. He left this life on September 4th, 2003.

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Rutherford Aris was a in the fields of control theory, chemical reactor, mathematical model, and catalysis. Rutherford was born on September 15th, 1929 in England. He left this life on November 2nd, 2005.

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Aris is a rock music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar, Piano, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Aris was given the name Januarisman Runtuwene on January 20th, 1985.

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Ernest was born on April 22nd, 1882 in Islington. He passed away on April 14th, 1963.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 5 0
1915 5 5 0
1916 11 5 6
1917 5 0 5
1918 11 5 6
1920 15 10 5
1921 20 10 10
1923 10 10 0
1924 16 6 10
1925 9 0 9
1926 15 9 6
1927 6 6 0
1928 5 5 0
1929 13 8 5
1931 6 6 0
1932 7 0 7
1936 5 5 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 6 6 0
1939 5 5 0
1940 12 5 7
1941 7 7 0
1943 5 0 5
1944 14 6 8
1946 7 0 7
1947 5 0 5
1948 5 5 0
1950 16 9 7
1951 16 7 9
1952 11 0 11
1953 6 0 6
1954 11 5 6
1956 7 0 7
1957 6 0 6
1958 10 0 10
1959 19 7 12
1960 13 0 13
1961 19 6 13
1962 20 5 15
1963 9 0 9
1965 11 0 11
1966 5 0 5
1967 8 0 8
1968 12 0 12
1969 14 8 6
1970 15 0 15
1971 21 9 12
1972 17 5 12
1973 9 0 9
1974 16 5 11
1975 27 11 16
1976 17 5 12
1977 24 7 17
1978 24 6 18
1979 29 16 13
1980 29 13 16
1981 31 10 21
1982 34 14 20
1983 24 5 19
1984 51 17 34
1985 54 20 34
1986 40 14 26
1987 41 12 29
1988 42 17 25
1989 57 21 36
1990 55 23 32
1991 62 30 32
1992 58 21 37
1993 57 24 33
1994 56 24 32
1995 51 13 38
1996 58 14 44
1997 52 23 29
1998 62 26 36
1999 59 27 32
2000 75 30 45
2001 72 33 39
2002 53 22 31
2003 75 34 41
2004 81 36 45
2005 73 32 41
2006 106 55 51
2007 82 35 47
2008 86 39 47
2009 90 37 53
2010 92 31 61
2011 88 37 51
2012 86 38 48
2013 90 41 49
2014 103 41 62
2015 92 32 60
2016 141 56 85
2017 149 71 78

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Popularity of Aris as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aris U.S.
  White 47.89% 64.26%
  African American 24.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 18.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aris

People with the last name Aris are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Aris

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  • How Popular is the name Aris? Aris is the 4,966th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aris was the 28,049th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,254 babies born with the first name Aris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aris 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 Aris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aris is Sunday, April 5th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Aris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aris was in 2016 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Aris Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aris is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Aris: Your name in reverse order is Sira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Risa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aris? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 854 people with the last name Aris.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aris? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aris as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k 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).
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