Ariel name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 9th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ariel air-ee-ell
Meaning: Lion of God
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What does Ariel mean?

Noteworthy and All time favorite unisex name Ariel means "Lion of God" and is commonly used in Swedish, English, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish is rooted from Hebrew language. Ariel is form of biblical and prominent Ariela.

Ariela is variant form of all time favorite and biblical Ariel. Acclaimed and All time favorite Ariela came from Hebrew language, meaning of Ariela is "God's Hero and Lion of God".

Ariel is Latin and Greek cognate of The Hebrew Name אֲרִיאֵל Meaning Lion of God. Also Ariel is Finnish cognate of Adiel. Ariel is celebrated on October 1st.

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How do I pronounce Ariel?

Two syllabled Ariel is pronounced as air-ee-ell. arr-ee-ell or a-riel are the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Ariel

Aariel, Ariela, Arie, Ariele, Arielmarie, Adiel, Adil, Ada, Aarie, Adal, Adabella, Adda, Adalinda, Adah, Agda

Nicknames for Ariel

Plenty of nicknames available for name Ariel include:

Names that rhyme with Ariel

How popular is the name Ariel?

Ariel was a very popular name in United States. Over 87941 babies have been given the given name in 210 years. At its zenith in 1991, the moniker grabbed the 66th spot and 5410 baby girls were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 210 years but still going strong on charts. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 100 baby names 3 times

Ariel is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1909 and was able to reach the top 400 names.

In 1947, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 345 on boy names chart when 60 babies were given the name Ariel. There are over 1960 babies that have been given the name Ariel in France.

Ariel is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 2015, it ranked 1007th when 35 girls were named Ariel.

There are over 569 babies that have been given the name Ariel in England and Wales.

Ariel is an uncommon baby name in Ireland still in use today. Also, it appeared first time in 2008 on baby boy names list of Belgium.

However things change on global perspective, Ariel is extremely popular in Philippines where every 1 in 500 have the name as well as in Argentina. Also the baby name is popular in Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Panama, Nicaragua and Dominican Republic.

At least, 550000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Ariel in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Ariel?

You have a restless spirit and booming energy. You have high ideals. having the letter A as your cornerstone reveals your strong attitude and leadership. You act protectively around the people you love and people who need help. Your mood depends on your thoughts, while they depend on songs you listen, people you met during the day, or memories you come back to. You have a sharp focus and hard-working nature.

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Middle names for Ariel

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Sibling Names for Ariel

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Famous people named Ariel

  • Ariel Sharon, Israeli general and politician
  • Ariel Ze'evi, retired Israeli judoka
  • Ariel Muzicant, Austrian-Israeli businessman
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  • Ariel Rot, Argentine musician
  • Ariel Pestano, Cuban baseball catcher
  • Ariel Borrero, starting first baseman for the Cuban national baseball team and for Villa Clara of the Cuban National Series
  • Ariel Horowitz, Israeli singer-songwriter
  • Ariel Sorín, Argentine chess Grandmaster
  • Ariel Toaff, professor of Medieval and Renaissance History at Bar Ilan University
  • Ariel Eslava, Argentine basketball player
  • Ariel Rotter, film director and screenplay writer
  • Ariel A. Roth, zoologist and creationist who was born in Geneva
  • Ariel Fenster, is award-winning Canadian science educator
  • Ariel Dorfman, Argentine-Chilean-American novelist, playwright
  • Ariel Durant, Russian-born American researcher and writer
  • Ariel Graziani, former football player
  • Ariel Ortega, retired Argentine footballer
  • Ariel Reboyras, is alderman of the 30th ward of the City of Chicago; he was first elected
  • Ariel Schrag, American cartoonist and television writer
  • Ariel Rubinstein, Israeli economist who works in Economic Theory
  • Ariel Gade, American child actress from San Jose, California
  • Ariel Olivetti, Argentine comic book penciller best
  • Ariel Levy, American staff writer at 'The New Yorker' magazine and the author of the books 'The Rules do Not Apply' and 'Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture'
  • Ariel S. Leve, American author and award-winning journalist
  • Ariel Waller, Canadian former child actress
  • Ariel McDonald, American-Slovenian retired professional basketball player
  • Ariel Prieto, Cuban former professional baseball pitcher
  • Ariel Hernández, boxer from Cuba
  • Ariel Garten, Canadian artist, scientist and intellectual
  • Ariel Rivera, Filipino recording artist and actor
  • Ariel López Padilla, Mexican actor
  • Ariel Atias, Israeli politician
  • Ariel Ibagaza, Argentine retired footballer
  • Ariel González, former Argentine naturalized Mexican footballer
  • Ariel López, former Argentine football player
  • Ariel Weinmann, formerly a Fire Control Technician 3rd Class, now a Seaman Recruit, with the United States Navy, pleaded guilty on December 4
  • Ariel Ramírez, Argentine composer, pianist and music director
  • Ariel Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • Ariel Alexandria Davis, American former actress
  • Ariel Zeitoun, French director, producer, and screenwriter
  • Ariel Wizman, French musician, DJ, journalist and actor
  • Ariel Rosada, Argentine midfielder
  • Ariel Maughan, American professional basketball player
  • Ariel Zilber, Israeli singer-songwriter and composer
  • Ariel Montenegro, Argentine retired footballer
  • Ariel Cañete, Argentine professional golfer
  • Ariel Zárate, Argentine retired footballer
  • Ariel, Australian progressive rock band fronted by Mike Rudd and Bill Putt
  • Ariel Gore, journalist, memoirist, novelist, nonfiction author
  • Ariel Seltzer, Argentine football defender

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