US Popularity:236
Other Origin(s):Welsh
Meaning:Most holy; Silver
Ariana is a feminine name of Greek origin, meaning “most holy.” It is related to the Ancient Greek name Ariadne with ari meaning “excellence” and adnos translating to “pure” or “sacred.” Ariana also has roots in Welsh, where it means “silver.” Reagrdless of which definition most appeals to you, a name like this will always remind baby how precious and rare they are!

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Ariana Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ariana is currently #170 on The Bump
Girl:Ariana is currently #128 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ariana is currently #236 in U.S. births
Girl:Ariana is currently #96 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 6
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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