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Girl Names Ending with -riel

Riel ending baby names and what they mean, with 18 results. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in the year 1991 (USAGE OF 0.32%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 0.11%, 66%), with names like Mariel falling out of fashion. Merriel (TOP 88%) and Ofriel (84%) are common -riel last names.

-riel names

Ariel - Oriel

Ariel and variants

Ariel, var. Aeriel
Source fr. Hebrew element. "Lion of God." Ariely is also a moderately common birth name.

Var. of Aurelia. Derived fr. Latin. "Golden." Unusual, but Auriel is similar to common -riel last names Abriel (UPPER 99%), Suriel (14%). See also Ariell.

Oriel1, Auriel2
Forms of Oriole. Source fr. Latin. "Golden." Compare last names Oriol (TOP 29%), Origel (35%).

Auriel3, var. Oriel2
Origin fr. Latin word. "Golden." Airiel and Arriel are creative variations.

Form of Avril. Origin fr. Latin word. "To open." Uncommon. Avriel (compare Auriel) ends with the androgynous-sounding -iel.

Var. of Carol. Root fr. Old German language. "Free man." Outside Top 2000. See also Charil.

Var. of Chantal. Origin fr. Old French word. "Stone." Not that common as a birth name.


Var. of Gabrielle. Derivative of Hebrew language. "Woman of God." Cross-gender use. Gabriel is prevalent as a girls' name among the forms of Gabrielle.

Stems fr. Hebrew. "God has seen." Not in Top 2000. Cross-gender use.

Derivative of Hebrew. "My crown is God." Not in popularity charts. See also Katrien.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -riel names: Aeriel, Ariel, Gabriel, Mariel, Muriel

Form of Laurel. Root fr. Latin. "The bay, or laurel plant." Lauriel is not often used as a birth name. See also Loriel.

Form of Lori. Root fr. English, Latin languages. "Laurel." Loriel is not in the Top 2000.


From Danish, Latin elements. "Star of the sea." Adoption of Mariel as a girls' name in 2018 was down 100% compared to the previous year. See also Murial.

Mary and variants

Muriel1, Meriel1, Mariel2
Var. of Mary. Source fr. Latin word. "Star of the sea." Mariel and Muriel have waned in favor as girls' names since the 1920s.

Source fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Sea nymph; shining sea." Meriel was not a Top birth name in 2018. See also Merrell.

Muriel and variants

Muriel2, var. Meriel3
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Sparkling, shining sea." Muriel is familiar as a baby name among these variant forms.

Var. of Oralia. Root fr. French, Latin. "Golden." Oriel is not often adopted as a baby name. Gender-neutral name.

Oriel4, var. Auriel4
Stems fr. Latin language. "Golden." Oriel and Auriel are not Top 2000 names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -riel names for girls.

1. Ariel - Oriel
Ariel [Aeriel], Aurelia [Auriel], Oriole [Oriel, Auriel], Auriel [Oriel], Avril [Avriel], Carol [Cariel], Chantal [Chantriel], Gabrielle [Gabriel], Jeriel, Katriel, Laurel [Lauriel], Lori [Loriel], Mariel, Mary [Muriel, Meriel, Mariel], Meriel, Muriel [Meriel], Oralia [Oriel], Oriel [Auriel]

Usage comparison for -riel names