What does Ares mean?

(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars

What's the origin of Ares?


How is Ares pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Ares?

Ares is the god of war. This might say something about you if you are a fan of violence or action.

Is Ares a good cat name?

Ares is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. Ares isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Ares is found in these categories:

tough cat names

Ares, Greek god of war, embodies strength, bravery, and fierceness.

sassy cat names

Ares, Greek god of war, embodies feisty, fiery feline attitudes.

mythical cat names

He's named after the Greek god of war!

spiritual cat names

Named after Greek god of war, invoking strength and courage.


Based on likes, Ares ranks #224 with users of

Naming your cat Ares isn't unheard of, but our data suggests that it's a pretty niche choice.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ares was, over the past 30 days, the 20th ranked cat name for views on

As of June 2024, Ares is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Ares was viewed 23 times, and liked 10 times.

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