[ 2 syll. a-ris, ar-is ] The baby boy name Aris is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as erIYS †. Aris is used chiefly in the Greek language and its origin is Old Greek. Its meaning is derived from the element 'are'. The name was borne in Greek mythology by Ares, the god of war and slaughter and the son of Zeus and Hera.
In addition, Aris is a contraction of the name Aristides (Greek).
Aris is also a contraction of the name Aristo (Greek).
Aris is also a contraction of the name Aristotle (English and Greek) in the Greek language.
Aris is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2016, among the group of boy names directly linked to Aris, Ares was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Aris: ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"