US Popularity:399
Origin:Scandinavian
Meaning:Eagle; Lion; Sun-like
Ari is a popular gender-neutral name with roots from across the globe. Its Scandinavian origins suggest Ari means “eagle,” while its Hebrew origin means “lion.” In the Badaga language, Ari means “sun-like.” This beautiful title is attractive for its humble melodiousness. Ari can be a nickname for an array of names beginning with “Ar” but shines brightly as a standalone title. Regardless of its origin, Ari will make a stellar name for baby—who can channel the energy of the lion, eagle, and sun whenever they desire.

Ari Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ari is currently #51 on The Bump
Boy:Ari is currently #38 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Ari is currently #31 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ari is currently #399 in U.S. births
Boy:Ari is currently #646 in U.S. births
Girl:Ari is currently #876 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#876
in 2022
+ 69
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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