Aras
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Haha, I typed it in as a typo and it's a real name, sorry, I just find that funny. I'm sure it's an awesome name.
-- bellaboo  11/13/2006
I love this name. I'm not sure why, I just like it a lot. I think it's very neat and special.
-- WeWrite  1/1/2007
I love this name, too. I love its sound, it's short and easy to remember, but it also sounds special. And I like the meaning, it's poetic. Is there anybody from Lithuania who could tell me more about it, how often is it used?
-- HanaB  2/4/2008
Aras is an ancient Lithuanian word for "eagle" and is mostly found in ancient folk songs and legends. In ancient culture of pagan Lithuania, eagle was the bird of warriors and soldiers, therefore the bearers of the name are supposed to be of proud, strong and brave personality.
-- justinyte  7/7/2012
Aras appears to be a poetic Lithuanian word for "eagle", as the regular (and also most common) Lithuanian word for "eagle" is actually 'erelis' (the plural is 'ereliai').

- https://lt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aras_(reik%C5%A1m%C4%97s) (in Lithuanian; mentions that 'Aras' is a poetic Lithuanian word for "eagle")
- https://lt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erelis (in Lithuanian)
- https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/erelis (in English)
- https://translate.google.com/#lt/en/erelis (in English)

I would also like to note that the given name Aras is not always derived from Lithuanian 'Aras' meaning "eagle": sometimes it is a short form of masculine given names (both Lithuanian and foreign) that start with Ar-, such as: Arbutas, Argaudas, Aristėjas, Aristidas, and so on.

For additional information about the name Aras, please see:

- https://www.tevu-darzelis.lt/vaiku-vardai/Aras/ (in Lithuanian)
- http://www.vardai.org/vardo-reiksme/Aras/ (in Lithuanian)
- http://day.lt/vardai/Aras (in Lithuanian)
- http://vardai.vlkk.lt/vardas/Aras (in Lithuanian; mentions that the name can also be a "trumpinys", namely a short form).
-- Lucille  4/9/2017

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