GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πλατων (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PLAY-to (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Greek name Πλατων (Platon) which was derived from Greek πλατυς (platys) meaning "broad-shouldered". Plato was one of the most important of the Greek philosophers. He was a pupil of Socrates and a teacher of Aristotle. He constructed the theory of Forms and wrote several works, including the 'Republic'.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Platon (Greek), Platon (Russian)