lion of God
Unlike many baby-name variations, which don’t add much to the changed name, this respelling fleshes out Ariel into a more feminine alternative. That “–elle” ending—so popular with names like Isabelle and Gabrielle—takes a winning turn here too. Though Ariel is way ahead of Arielle in popularity, the latter has shown it’s a worthy member of the sisterhood. The original name gained prominence when the title character from “The Little Mermaid” was named Ariel, in 1989.
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