Popularity:373
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:lion of God
Ariel is a gender-neutral baby name of Hebrew origin. In the Hebrew Bible, Ariel is hailed and used to describe the city of Jerusalem, meaning “lion of God.” Though this meaning associates Ariel with a divine being and spiritual location, this whimsical name can also conjure images of a strawberry-haired mermaid. If you’re a fan of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, you may recognize Ariel as the princess of Atlantica who followed her heart and was a force to be reckoned with. Whether you adore the religious connotation or this sweet fairytale, the name Ariel can be the perfect fit.
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