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Origin & Meaning

The name Aria is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Aria is "pure, chaste".  

It is also of Italian origin, where its meaning is "melodious".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 31  in baby name popularity for girls with 5893 occurrences.  It ranked 5974 in popular baby names for boys with 14 occurrences. 

View the Aria Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Aria has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Aria to other names.


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Related Names

Aria is a form of the name Ariadne.

Variants of the name Aria include Ariah, Ariya, Ariyah.

Other Tidbits

Aria falls into the musical name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Aria in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Aria.

Just for fun, see the name Aria in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Aria in Nautical Flags page.

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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.