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Ariel

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Meaning and origin
Ariel is a Hebrew mixed name. The meaning of the name is `lioness of god `.


Where is it used?
The name Ariel is mainly used in the bible and in Jewish.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Eric (In English and in French)


If it's too long people might use
In Other languages: Arik


For the opposite sex use:
In English: Arielle (F)
In English: Ariella (F)


What Ariel`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    It is a Disney princess name
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    I'd hate it
    Extra information:
    It starts with an A
  2. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    It's certainly different. Very unique and rare.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Most people consider it as a girl's name thanks to Disney when it's actually a more masculine name.
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    I'd have my middle name which is Joseph but I love the name Ariel since it's so rare and even rarer on a guy like me!
    Extra information:
    Cherish the name. Ignore that mermaid connection. It's a beautiful name.
  3. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    my name is unique and i only know 1 other ariel
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called the mermaid; also people pronouncing it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    i wouldnt feel right because the name fits me....
    Extra information:
  4. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    it is unique and no one i know has the same name as me.
    The worst thing about the name:
    getting called the little mermaid
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    my mom would name xiomara
    Extra information:
    nothing
  5. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    It's unique, has meaning, and makes people think of a disney princess when you say it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People mispronounce the name all the time, I don't mind Ar re el, but I hate Aereo.
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    I would have name my daughter Isis, my middle name.
    Extra information:
  6. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    It's pretty and meaningful
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing!
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    I wouldn't feel as unique
    Extra information:
    I love my name. My mom heard the name Ariel in the movie Footloose years ago, and always loved it.
  7. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    The meaning and it fits my personality well.
    The worst thing about the name:
    of course you get called the little mermaid
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    i would be named faith which is actually my middle name =)
    Extra information:
    i've only met 2 ariel's before.it's not one of the most common names around which i do like =)
  8. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    The fact that my friends all have a different way of pronouncing my name, one says it Areo, one says it like a ree el,etc i love it its like having more than one name. And the nickname ari is also always pronounced differently. plus its such a pretty name to say out loud, its different even if its related to the Little Mermaid,
    The worst thing about the name:
    The fact that someone might spell Arial instead of Ariel.
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    Life would be rather dull....well maybe not so...a little different perhaps,
    Extra information:
    my friends and I joke that if i were to get on disney I'd be the only real disney princess xD
  9. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    Its somewhat unique, and sounds fairly pretty :]..I feel it has a deep meaning.
    The worst thing about the name:
    THE LITTLE MERMAID :[...I have repeatedly asked if I have fins... For just for the record, I'm not a fan of water-sports. & also people have a tendency to pronounce & spell it wrong.
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    I would probably be a different person... I do love my name :]
    Extra information:
    Ariel's rule! lol :D
  10. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    powerful
    The worst thing about the name:
    everybody want ariel as thier love ones
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    im not the lucky one
    Extra information:
    they praise me all the time
  11. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    It's pretty
    The worst thing about the name:
    You can get name puns
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    It'd be better
    Extra information:
    Nope
  12. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    It's my name lol and people remember it because of the mermaid...you can find things with your name on it...
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people ask your name they think you are spelling it. (if you pronounce it r-e-l)
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    My mom would have named me shaylin... I'm glad she didn't
    Extra information:
  13. The best thing about the name Ariel:
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    The worst thing about the name:
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    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    iudk tdbzpgwcq geux igwpfnesq yvlzdkc gvdmktehl afpom
    Extra information:
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  14. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    my mother looked thourgh 50,000 names to pick this one for me. I have only met 5 other Ariel's in my life time.
    The worst thing about the name:
    no one pronouces it right
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:
    everything would be difforent my name makes me who am.
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Ariel:
    Its not as common as alot of other names are.
    The worst thing about the name:
    There really isn't that much bad about being called Ariel. Except for the teasing, but you get used to it and laugh it off after a while.
    If my name wasn`t Ariel....:

    Extra information:


More `Ariel` links
Ariel as abbreviation
Actors named Ariel
Ariel in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Ariel
The name Ariel appears in the name list top 1000 for both male and female. Below you can find the statistics for both sexes.

Ariel as a boys name
Ariel appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 504.. 1991 was a `top year` for the name Ariel. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #360. The last time Ariel appeared among the most common names was in 1970. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007504
2006470
2005548
2004551
2003570
2002513
2001539
2000549
1999504
1998475
1997484
1996463
1995484
1994479
1993477
1992472
1991360
1990482
1980552
1970884
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Ariel as a girls name
Ariel appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 188. In the last 128 years Ariel has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 3 times. 1991 was a `top year` for the name Ariel. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #66. The last time Ariel appeared among the most common names was in 1980. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007188
2006202
2005222
2004220
2003213
2002215
2001197
2000184
1999171
1998147
1997144
1996163
1995151
1994144
1993121
199287
199166
199095
1980856
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Ariel
that's my name!!!
Ariel
I love my name. It suits me and my personality.
Aariel
Yay, me too! I love my name. <3
Mira
Probably my all-time favorite name for a girl. I loved it when I first heard it in the movies Footloose and In America. It's also the name of the teenage daughter in the tv series Medium. Beautiful.
Sarah
Ariel Winter and Ariel Waller are two of my favorite actresses.
Ariel
:/ Too many name puns can be made...
ariel abat
wise man all the time.responsible to his/her love ones
ariel faith =)
that's my name and i love it!
ariel
My name is ariel faith and i love it =)
Gabriella
its the most beautiful name i wish it was mine .when im older im naming my daughter ariel!!! It also reminds me of a princess also love the little mermaid!!!
Ariel
The name ariel is more of a guy name in spanish but in english it changes cause of the lil mermaid but few girls with that name
ariel
that'z my name and im of it!!
Ariel
its pronounced as R E L ...i love it :)


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