Name: Arista

Origin and Meaning of the Name Arista

  • Meaning:
    Most excellent, most useful
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Ear of grain or corn
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ahr ISS tah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Arista

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    English and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Arista likely is a shortened feminine form of Aristaeus, which is the Latin cognate of Aristaios. Arista is also Latin referring to an "ear of grain or corn". This reference likely trickles down from the fact that Aristaios, the origin from which these names derive from, was regarded as a lesser god of farming and the harvest, planting, bee keeping, honey and olive trees.

    Arista is a star in the constellation Virgo, the virgin.

    It is also the name of an America n record label which was founded in 1974.

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