English, French, Hebrew
The name Ariel has been in circulation since the 1800s, especially as a boy’s name in Hebrew meaning “lion of God”. Its popularity has waned somewhat since, but it’s still a light, pretty choice for your baby girl! Love this name’s international sound? The French spelling Arielle is a chic variant, and you could have plenty of fun with nicknames like Ari and Ella.
Rank in the year 2015
Ariel was ranked #314 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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