Names Categorized "the best"

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ARASTOO m Persian
Persian form of ARISTOTLE.
ARIS (1) m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of ARES. It is also used as a short form of ARISTOTELIS.
ARISTAEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αρισταιος (Aristaios), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best". This was the name of a minor Greek god of agriculture, hunting and cattle. He was the son of Apollo and the mortal Cyrene.
ARISTARCHUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αρισταρχος (Aristarchos), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and αρχος (archos) "master". This name was borne by Aristarchus of Samos, a 3rd-century BC Greek astronomer and mathematician.
ARISTARKH m Russian
Russian form of ARISTARCHUS.
ARISTEIDES m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTEIDIS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Αριστειδης (see ARISTIDIS).
ARISTIDE m French, Italian
French and Italian form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTIDES m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Spanish, Portuguese
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.
ARISTIDIS m Greek
Modern Greek form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTOCLES m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αριστοκλης (Aristokles) meaning "the best glory", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the real name of the philosopher Plato.
ARISTODEMOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and δημος (demos) "the people". This was the name of a descendant of Herakles in Greek legend.
ARISTOMACHE f Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and μαχη (mache) "battle".
ARISTON m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αριστος (aristos) meaning "the best".
ARISTOPHANES m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and φανης (phanes) "appearing". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian playwright.
ARISTOTELES m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ARISTOTLE.
ARISTOTELIS m Greek
Modern Greek form of ARISTOTLE.
ARISTOTLE m Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Αριστοτελης (Aristoteles) meaning "the best purpose", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and τελος (telos) "purpose, aim". This was the name of a Greek philosopher of the 4th century BC who made lasting contributions to Western thought, including the fields of logic, metaphysics, ethics and biology.
ARISZTID m Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of ARISTIDES.
BAI m & f Chinese
From Chinese (bái) meaning "white, pure", (bǎi) meaning "one hundred, many" or (bǎi) meaning "cypress tree, cedar" (which is usually only masculine). Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. This name was borne in the 8th century by the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai, whose given was .
GAUTAMA m Sanskrit
In the case of Siddhartha Gautama, a patronymic form of GOTAMA. Siddhartha Gautama, also known as Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was a 6th-century BC nobleman who left his family in order to lead a life of meditation and poverty.
GOTAM m Indian, Hindi (Rare)
Modern form of GOTAMA.
GOTAMA m Hinduism
Means "the best ox" from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "ox, cow" and तम (tama) meaning "best". In Hindu texts this is the name of one of the Saptarshis, or seven sages. This name was also born by an early Indian philosopher who wrote the Nyaya Sutras.
MAGGIE f English
Diminutive of MARGARET.
NKIRUKA f Western African, Igbo
Means "the best is still to come" in Igbo.
OGECHUKWUKAMA f Western African, Igbo
Means "God's time is the best" in Igbo.
PARMINDER m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit परम (parama) meaning "highest, best" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
PURUSHOTTAMA m Hinduism
Means "the best man" from Sanskrit पुरुष (purusha) meaning "man" and उत्तम (uttama) meaning "highest". This is another name of either of the Hindu gods Vishnu or Krishna.
SHRESTH m Indian, Hindi
Means "most excellent, best" in Sanskrit.
SHREYA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "superior, best" in Sanskrit.