Socrates name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Socrates mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Socrates

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  1. Ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

From Ancient Greek Σωκράτης (Sōkrátēs).

  1. A Classical Greek philosopher.
  2. A male given name from Ancient Greek of mostly historical use.

Socrates was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, German, and Latin

Notable Persons Named Socrates

Notable Persons Named Socrates


Socrates was born in 470 in Deme. He passed away in -399.

Socrates B. Villegas

He has been prominent since 2009. Socrates was born on September 28th, 1960 in Manila.

Socrates Brito

Socrates Brito is an athlete for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Socrates was born on September 6th, 1992 in Azua Province.

Socrates of Achaea

Socrates was born in -436. He died in -401.

Socrates Tuttle

Socrates Tuttle was a List of mayors of Paterson and New Jersey. Socrates was born on November 19th, 1819 in Colebrook, New Hampshire. He breathed his last breath on February 12th, 1885.

Socrates Nolasco

Socrates was born in 1884. He passed away in 1980.

  • Socrates Norton Sherman

Notable Persons With the Last Name Socrates

Notable Persons With the Last Name Socrates


Socrates was born in 470 in Deme. He passed away in -399.

José Sócrates

José Sócrates is a Secretary-General of the Socialist Party, 117th Prime Minister of Portugal, Secretary-General of theSocialist Party, Minister of Social Infrastructure, Minister of the Environment, Assistant Minister of the Prime Minister, Assistant Secretary of State. José was born on September 6th, 1957 in Alijó.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Socrates U.S.
  White 60.80% 64.26%
  African American 7.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 23.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Socrates

People with the last name Socrates are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Socrates

  • How Popular is the name Socrates? Socrates is the 13,687th most popular name of all time. As a last name Socrates was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Socrates have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 696 babies born with the first name Socrates in the United States. That's more than enough people named Socrates to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Socrates? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Socrates first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Socrates is Friday, January 1st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Socrates born? The highest recorded use of the first name Socrates was in 1922 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Socrates Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Socrates is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Socrates: The name spelled backwards is Setarcos. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ecartoss. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Socrates? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Socrates.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Socrates? Socrates is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Socrates name meaning

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