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Ariel Meaning


What does Ariel mean?

The name Ariel is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Ariel is "lion of G-d".

Ariel is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-ri-al.

The Given Name Ariel

The animal name Ariel, has a wonderfully enchanting quality.

This 3 syllable name has sparkle and a positive vibe.

Ariel remains a favorite due to its chic and refined nature.

Ariel falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ariel Hernandez, and Ariel Winter.

Ariel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 137 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,332 occurrences. It ranked 598 in baby name popularity for boys with 453 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 133 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,430 occurrences. It ranked 741 in baby name popularity for boys with 319 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Ariel has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Ariel Name Popularity Page.

Ariel Related Names

The names Ariella, Arielle are all forms of Ariel.

Ariel has the diminutive (nickname) Ari.

Famous Ariels

  • Ariel ~ Biblical Character (Ezra 8:16, Isa. 29:1), The Tempest character
  • Ariel Hernandez ~ Boxer
  • Ariel Winter ~ Actress

Ariel Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Ariel.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Ariel Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ariel.

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