GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αριστειδης (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: a-rees-TEE-des (Classical Latin), a-ree-STEE-dhes (Spanish), ə-reesh-TEE-dəsh (European Portuguese), ə-reesh-CHEE-jəsh (Brazilian Portuguese)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Αριστειδης (Aristeides), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This name was borne by the 5th-century BC Athenian statesman Aristides the Just, who was renowned for his integrity. It was also the name of a 2nd-century saint.
VARIANT: Aristeides (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aristide (French), Aristeidis, Aristidis (Greek), Arisztid (Hungarian), Aristide (Italian)