Diminutive of Aristotle: Superior; most useful of thinkers. Famous Bearers: ancient greek language philosopher Aristotle, and Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male
The success of the Etudes d'histoire religieuse and the Essais de morale had made the name of Renan known to a cultivated public. While Mademoiselle Renan remained shut up at home copying her brother's manuscripts or compiling material for his work, the young philosopher began to frequent more than one Parisian salon, and especially the studio of Ary Scheffer, at that time a noted social centre.