Gender Masculine
Scripts Πλάτων(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. PLAY-to(English)

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Πλάτων (Platon), which was derived from Greek πλατύς (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 & CulturesPlaton(Greek) Platon(Russian) Platon(Ukrainian)
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Entry updated May 29, 2020