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Ariana Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Ariana is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Ariana is "most holy".  

It is also of Welsh origin, where its meaning is "silvery".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 37  in baby name popularity for girls with 5461 occurrences.  It ranked 7527 in popular baby names for boys with 10 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

Ariana is a form of the name Arian.

Variants of the name Ariana include Ariane.

The names Arianna, Arianne, Aryana, Aryanna are all forms of Ariana.

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Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ariana.

Just for fun, see the name Ariana 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 Ariana in Nautical Flags page.

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