US Popularity:2541
Meaning:Lion or lioness of God; The hearth of God
Ariela is a girl's name of Hebrew origin and a diminutive of the name Ariel. This may stir images of The Little Mermaid's heroine, but you might be surprised to learn that this elegant name means "lion or lioness of God," as well as “the hearth of God.” Lions are synonymous with loyalty and courage, two noble traits any new parent would wish to instill in their precious but mighty little cub. With these meanings, there’s no doubt baby Ariela will make a warm and wonderful addition to your expanding pride!

Ariela Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ariela is currently #2315 on The Bump
Girl:Ariela is currently #1013 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ariela is currently #2541 in U.S. births
Girl:Ariela is currently #986 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 154
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Ariela

  • WordSense Dictionary, Ariel

  • Behind the Name, Ariel, June 2023

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 84

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