Meaning:Best; Ruin, Bane
Aris is a gender-neutral name of Greek origin. Although it is primarily a boy’s name, Aris can also be given to girls. It is a variant of Ares, the ancient Greek god of war and son of the king of the gods Zeus and his wife Hera. Appropriately, Aris means both “bane” or “ruin” and “best.” As the god of war, Ares brought ruin and destruction everywhere he went. He was also, of course, the greatest fighter of all the Hellenic gods. A name like Aris will endow baby with the legacy of a great warrior and fierce prince of the gods.
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