ARISTIDES
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αριστειδης (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ah-ree-STEE-dhes (Spanish), ə-reesh-TEE-dəsh (Portuguese), ə-reesh-CHEE-jəsh (Brazilian Portuguese)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Greek Αριστειδης (Aristeides) which meant "the best kind", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and ειδος (eidos) "kind, type". 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.
Related Names
VARIANT: Aristeides (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aristide (French), Arisztid (Hungarian), Aristide (Italian)